This is the "RefWorks" page of the "RefWorks" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content
RefWorks is a web based bibliographic management system available to staff and students of the university
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

RefWorks Print Page

Log In

RefWorks Log in

Log into  RefWorks, then click on the link "Sign up for an Individual account"





A web based reference management program that is freely available to unimelb students.




Provides essential descriptive information about a book or a journal article.


in text citation

in text citation

(author date) description of the work used in the essay to show the source of information. The full citation appears in your reference list.



is a list of references

reference list


Refworks Group Code

At times you may be asked for a Group Code - this is available in the email conformation you get from RefWorks... you can search your inbox- it's subject line is 'Your RefWorks Login Information'. If you have deleted this please email



RefWorks is a web-based reference management program. It's one of a number of programs available for reference management. The University has licenced access to RefWorks and Endnote. There are other options and it's important that you choose one that suits you. 

You can use it to

  • store and organise your references
  • attach PDFs, images or word documents
  • share your folders or documents
  • generate citations and bibliographies

RefWorks is available to staff and students of the university. You keep your account even when you leave the university.

Update- on each record in the Library Catalogue there is now an option to add that citation to RefWorks
RefWorks icon in catalgoue

RefWorks at Melbourne University


Teach yourself RefWorks in 20 minutes


Loading  Loading...