Legacy RefWorks is retired from 30th June 2023.
If you used your legacy RefWorks account in the year up to 28th June and had not upgraded it, it may have been upgraded on your behalf. In this case you should have received an email from RefWorks about your new account.
If your legacy RefWorks was upgraded on your behalf, you should have received an email with information from RefWorks about your account:
If you already had a 'new' RefWorks account:
Legacy RefWorks is being retired in 2023 and will not be available after 30th June. If you are not already using new RefWorks (https://refworks.proquest.com/) we ask you to upgrade before end of June to avoid last minute problems.
- In Legacy RefWorks click the 'Upgrade to the latest version of RefWorks' button which is at top right of screen (recommended method).
|Note: if you use Write-N-Cite to create in-text citations from RefWorks in your Word document it is best to complete your document before upgrading. If you do need to do the upgrade before your document is complete, take a backup copy before working on it with the new version. See Upgrade a Write-N-Cite document and contact the Library for guidance.|
When should I upgrade to New RefWorks?
The sooner the better. We advise that you upgrade by the end of 2022.
What if I am working on a document?
You can upgrade at any time but you may wish to delay a little until:
IMPORTANT: Always save a copy of your documents before upgrading them.
Should I upgrade if I am writing up my PhD?
Will all my data map exactly as it is from Legacy to New RefWorks?
What happens about folders I share with colleagues?
Re-share any shared folders (formerly called shared collections), including those 'publicly' shared via URL.
See how to share folders and the improved sharing methods in Sharing Folders of References.