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New RefWorks

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What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is a proprietary online citation management tool, free to all current MSSU students, faculty, and staff.  

With RefWorks, you can:

MSSU has "soft" migrated to the new RefWorks . This means users are able to maintain both legacy & new RefWorks accounts in parallel. We may "hard" migrated to the new RefWorks at some point, which will require you to migrate to the new RefWorks. We recommend you migrating to the new RefWorks and exploring the new features of the new RefWorks.

Legacy (Old) Refworks

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If you are wanting the older version of RefWorks, go to .

New RefWorks

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Creating an account

  1. Go to    and click the “Create account” link. If you are an old RefWorks user, you still need to create a new RefWorks account.
  2. Fill in your information making sure to use your MSSU email address.  
  3. Once you activate your account (you'll receive an email with a link to complete the registration process), you’ll get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.

Please read the New-RefWorks-LibGuide to learn how to effectively use this tool. 

Citation Style Guides

MLA format:   OWL Purdue's Online Writing Lab for MLA      

APA Format:   OWL Purdue's Online Writing Lab for APA      

Chicago style:   OWL Purdue's Online Writing Lab for Chicago Style

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