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U Of T Library Refworks Bibliography

Save to RefWorks

Use "Save to RefWorks" to export bibliographic information from web pages.

Install Save to RefWorks

  • Log in to your Refworks account.
  • Click on the ⋮ symbol within RefWorks, then on Tools.
  • Click on "Install Save to RefWorks".
  • Drag the "Save to RefWorks" button to your browser's toolbar.
  • The bookmarklet should appear in your browser toolbar.

Note: If you are a staff member or researcher wishing to use "Save to RefWorks" from your office on campus, please contact to have it installed.

Cite in Google Docs

Use the Google Docs add-on to insert and edit citations from your RefWorks library into Google Docs and create a bibliography.

Install the Google Docs add-on

  • Log in to your RefWorks account.
  • Click on the ⋮ symbol within RefWorks, then on Tools.
  • Click on "Get the Addon" and follow instructions.
  • The add-on will be available from the "Add-ons" menu in Google docs.

Group Code

If you are asked for a Group Code when accessing RefWorks, enter RWUnivAuckland

​RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that helps you keep track of your research, organize citations, and create bibliographies. 

Access to RefWorks is available to all USC students, faculty and staff at no cost. A current USC email address is needed to create the account. Alumni can also access RefWorks after graduation if an account was created as a student.

RefWorks released a new version in 2016. To create an account, see below.

Creating an account using NEW REFWORKS:

  1. Go to
  2. Select Create Account.
  3. Enter your USC email address and select the Check button.
    • You will get a confirmation on the next screen about RefWorks being available at USC.
  4. Enter a password to create the new account and select the Sign Up button.
  5. An activation email will be sent to your USC email address.
    • To start using RefWorks, check your USC email and click on the activation link.