Course Details and Schedule

RefWorks is an online tool which allows you to manage your references, insert them into your work, automatically generate bibliographies and easily switch between citation styles. At this introductory workshop you will set up and learn to use RefWorks on your own laptop. The session is open to all but the section on importing references will focus on Science/Social Science examples.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Introduction to reference management software
  • Pros and cons of RefWorks
  • Creating an account
  • Importing references
  • Direct import from databases
  • Using import filters
  • Formatting citations in your paper
  • Creating a bibliography
Course information
Intended audience Open to all university members and alumni.
Prior knowledge This course is set at an introductory level. A basic understanding of reference citations and relevant library databases would help.
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software Please bring your own laptop to the session, ensuring that it is fully charged and configured for Eduroam wifi
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: Bodleian Libraries/IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term. Express an interest in future dates for this course.