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RefWorks is a web-based reference manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases and other sources.  You can organise and manage your references, use them when writing an assignment and automatically create a reference list/bibliography in your selected citation style.  

RefWorks is available to all University of Lincoln staff and students.

There are currently two log in boxes for RefWorks:

  • RefWorks (ProQuest) is the latest version and should be accessed if you are new to RefWorks
  • RefWorks (Legacy) is an older version and should only be accessed by those who created a RefWorks account pre-July 2019  

Staff and Students

RefWorks users from August 2019


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Log in to RefWorks (ProQuest)

RefWorks users pre-August 2019


RefWorks legacy logo


Log in to RefWorks (Legacy)

Transferring your account from Legacy RefWorks to RefWorks (ProQuest).

If you have a Legacy RefWorks account you can migrate to the new version of RefWorks at any time.

Alumni access

Alumni users of RefWorks (ProQuest)


ProQuest RefWorks logo


Log in to RefWorks

If you want to use RefWorks after you leave you should update your profile before you graduate. You will need to update your profile to include a new email address, and create a password.

Alumni users of Legacy RefWorks


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Log in to RefWorks

If you would like to keep your reference list after graduating contact to request an alumni account.