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  • RefWorks - an online research management tool that allows users to create personal databases and use them for a variety of research activities. References are quickly and easily imported from text files or online databases. The databases can then be used to manage, store, and share the information. Users can automatically insert references from their database into their papers and generate formatted bibliographies and manuscripts in seconds. 

RefWorks allows you to automatically import references from many online services, including...

  • CSA
  • CISTI Source
  • H.W. Wilson
  • ISI Web of Science
  • NLM PubMed
  • OCLC FirstSearch
  • OVID
  • ProQuest
  • SAGE Full-Text Collections
  • SilverPlatter WebSPIRS

A complete list is available at

References can also be imported from all major library systems...

  • CDL
  • DRA Web
  • Endeavor Voyager
  • MARC Format
  • Geac GeoWeb
  • Innovative Interfaces INNOPAC
  • SIRSI Library Software
  • More services forthcoming

... and can be imported & exported from all major bibliographic managers:

  • EndNote
  • ProCite
  • Reference Manager.
  • RefShare - is an optional module that provides RefWorks users with a quick and easy way to share their research information, further enhancing collaborative research. Users can share their RefWorks references with both members of their own institution and globally with any researcher having Internet access.


Nebraska academic institutions, corporations/government agencies, and hospitals are being offered discounted pricing on RefWorks and RefShare when  subscribing through the Nebraska Library Commission. 

  • Academic pricing is based on FTE and covers one year of access to RefWorks institution-wide.  This applies to faculty, staff and all students affiliated with an educational institute.  Institution-wide access includes direct links to RefWorks from CSA and other database providers as available as well as your local OPAC.

    FTE definition: The FTE level used by RefWorks is based on the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Full-time equivalent enrollment is calculated as full-time plus one-third part-time. An alternative source for FTE figures in case of dispute is Peterson's (see SFDC for link).
  • Corporation/government pricing is based on number of users.  Access includes direct links to RefWorks from CSA and other online database providers as available.
  • Hospital pricing is based on size (beds).  One year of access to RefWorks for hospital wide access applies to all staff affiliated with the hospital. Access includes direct links to RefWorks from CSA or other online database providers.

For a price quote please contact Technology & Access Services at 800-307-2665 or email Databases.

Subscription Term:




To Place an Order:

Contact Susan Knisely at 402-471-3849 , 800-307-2665 or email Susan Knisely.


Sign up for a Free 30-Day Trial.

Tech Support:

Phone: 775-327-4105

Support Hours:
Monday-Friday 6 AM PST - 5 PM PST


Terms and Conditions (Standard)


  • Authorized users may access the program from anywhere at anytime.
  • Unlimited site-wide access.  No downloading or installation is needed.
  • As a web-based product, RefWorks is available to users across various platforms including Windows, Mac, Unix etc.
  • For more information go to the RefWorks Web site at or contact Victor Castellanos at 425-338-4471 or email


For more information, contact Databases.