use RefWorks, Otterbein faculty and students must set up his
or her own RefWorks account and database. A group working together
can also set up an account with a shared user name and password
as to share collections of citations with others.
- Go to the RefWorks User Login page at https://www.refworks.com/Refworks
and click on Sign up for an Individual Account. Complete
the registration form.
- You will receive a confirmation e-mail that includes your
Otterbein group code. Keep that so you will be able to access
RefWorks when off-campus.
- Once you have the account set up, you can start building
your own database. You can organize your references into folders
and search the entire contents of your database.
- You can also call the library reference desk
614 823-1366 for the group code.
for exporting records from databases and importing them into
RefWorks vary for different databases. Thanks to Xavier University's
Marcia Poggione, detailed help screens are available for
the following database vendors.
- CSA Databases
- EBSCO Databases
- Electronic Journal Center
- FirstSearch Databases
- ISI Databases
- OhioLINK Catalog
- ProQuest Databases
- RLG Databases.
A link to RefWorks help will be found next
to our databases listed alphabetically
or by subject.
Requirements for RefWorks
Internet Explorer Version 7.0 or later (Windows only)
Firefox 3.X or later (Windows, Mac and Linux)
Safari 3 and later (Mac)
Google Chrome (Windows only) Note: RefGrab-It does not work with Google Chrome
Word for Windows 2000 or later
Word for Mac 2004 or later
You can also use any word processor including Ami-Pro, FrameMaker, OpenOffice, StarOffice, Word Perfect or any other program which allows you to save your files as RTF.
If you have further questions call
Judy Carey Nevin (614 823-1366)
Allen Reichert (614 823-1164.)