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RefWorks 3 (formerly Flow)

How to use RefWorks 3 to save, format, and manage citations.


The Library is canceling its subscription to RefWorks effective June 30, 2017. After that date, students, faculty, staff and alumni will not be able to use RefWorks through the library’s subscription.

We no longer recommend the creation of new RefWorks accounts. If you already have a RefWorks account, see the Migrate from RefWorks page for advice on how to save your RefWorks citations for use in other applications. If you would like assistance, or if you have any questions, please contact a librarian at


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Citation Help

When you use the words, ideas, or creations of someone else, cite them. To make it easier to keep track of your sources, try a citation tool like Zotero. Not sure how to properly format your citations? Citation styles (MLA, APA, Chicago) give you detailed guidelines. The citation style you use will depend on the discipline, journal, or course for which you are writing. 

citation guide


RefWorks Support Center

Full documentation, including instructions on how to modify citation styles, define source types, and import/export from other citation management software:

RefWorks 3 Support Center