About Legacy RefWorks
RefWorks (legacy version) is an online reference manager that allows you to upload, organize, and store citations collected during your research. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.
Using Legacy RefWorks
You must be connected to the internet to use RefWorks. To set up a personal RefWorks account or access your existing account from on campus or off-campus, click on the corresponding link below:
If you are new to Legacy Refworks, click on "Sign up for an Individual Account." Enter your name, your UIC NetID as your login name, a password (different from your UIC NetID password) and your UIC email address, then click on "Register."
Quick Start Notes
There are 3 ways to import references into your Legacy RefWorks account.
Librarians have created online tutorials demonstrating how to export citations from some of the major databases at UIC.
If you are still running into problems with Legacy RefWorks, email us at email@example.com and we will be glad to help.
Follow the first four steps as above. Then do the following:
In your Legacy RefWorks account, go to References then Import:
Select NLM PubMed format for the Import Filter/Data Source:
Browse on your computer for the file then click on the Import button. The citations should now move into RefWorks.