What is the RefWorks Citation Manager?
That is a Word add-in that allows you to use RefWorks in Word. It is the successor of Write-N-Cite. The Citation Manager works easily and without many clicks.
The Citation Manager does work:
De Citation Manager does not work:
Add citations in your text as follows:
Select an output style of your choice as follows:
Replace citation in your Word document
Delete the citation in Word document
What is Write-N-Cite?
It is the predecessor of the RefWorks Citation Manager. With Write-N-Cite you can use RefWorks in Word. You have to install the plug-in once, after which you get an extra tab in Word, called RefWorks.
Write-N-Cite does work:
Write-N-Cite does not work:
The first thing you will want to do is select an output style for your document. Any in-text citations or footnotes and your bibliography will be displayed in your document while you write your paper – in the output style you have selected. You can always change the style later if you need to.
1. Click the drop down. You will see a list of RefWorks' recent styles.
2. Click on the style name.
3. You can change your output style and the formatting of your paper at any time by clicking on another in the list and selecting a new output style. Access to other can be gained by using at the bottom of the list.
Is the style you need not listed?
Follow the steps below to add a new style to the list in Word:
Step 4. Save your formatted paper
(you should really save it periodically while you are writing!).
Do you want to use the plug-in on a computer of the University or the UMCG?
Install the plug-in as follows:
University staff and students:
If you work at home or on a laptop via the WOM (access.umcg.nl), you have to install the Refworks plug-in each time you open Word, via the Start button > All Programs > UMC Groningen Applications > Proquest RefWorks install. You have to do this every time when using the WOM (it only takes a few seconds).
Unfortunately, the RefWorks plug-in does not work properly at the RUG virtual workspace (uwp.rug.nl).
Of course, you can always install the plug-in on the computer itself. See the instructions below.
The RefWorks tab in Word has disappeared
Word sometimes removes the RefWorks plug-in. This happens, for example, when you ’ve logged in to a Word document with multiple RefWorks accounts or when you ’ve installed multiple versions of the plug-in on your PC.
You can find out whether Word has disabled your the plug-in via Word using:
If the plug-in (Write-N-Cite) is listed in 'Disabled Application Add-ins' then you can undo that via:
Still unsolved? Send an email to email@example.com
Error message Windows or MS Office
The latest version of Write-N-Cite (04/04/1376) is not compatible with some combinations of Windows and Microsoft Office. See the
Fortunately, there is an alternative available. The previous version of Write-N-Cite 4 (version 4.4.1272) should work for most combinations of Windows and Office (except for Office 2016).
In Word, you can check whether you have Word 32 or 64 bit. In Word, go to File; Help and look
Required supporting software
Write-N-Cite may also cause problems because
Write-N-Cite doesn’t work on my Mac!
Presumably, Java is not installed on your computer. In the latest operating systems from Apple (OS X 10.9 and OS X 10.10) Java is not installed by default. To check if your computer has the latest version of Java, go in the Safari browser to:
If your Mac has an OS X 10.9.5 or OS X Yosemite 10:10 operating system, go to the Apple Support Website to download Java 6:
Works online or offline and on Windows or Mac
Working online or offline is seamless – no need to be connected to the internet – and you can share documents between the Windows and Mac versions seamlessly.
You can also use RefWorks in Google Docs