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An online research/citation management tool that allows you to collect, store, and manage information.


RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool that lets you create bibliographies in a wide variety of styles. This guide is intended to introduce its basic features and provides links to in-depth tutorials.

Accessing RefWorks

1. Start at the library’s home page:

2. Click the “Databases" tab.

3. Select A to Z Database Listing.

4. Sign in with your LEA username and password.

5. Select  "R" for Refworks.

Video:Creating your account

Create an account

First-time users register to create individual logins.


  1. After accessing RefWorks, you will come to the RefWorks User Login for Lamar University.
  2. Click on Sign up for an Individual Account
  3. Fill in all fields in the New User Information box
  4. Enter your email address in the E-mail Address field (does not need to be your LU email)
  5. Click on Register
  6. RefWorks will send you an email confirmation; click through the link to verify your account.
  7. Congratulations! You have a RefWorks account!


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