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RefWorks: From the SIUE Catalog

A step-by-step guide to using RefWorks.

SIUE Catalog

1. From the search results list, select a title to export.

2. At the top of the selected item click Cite this.

3. A Cite This Record window appears.


4. Choose the citation format that best suits your needs and record that information.

5. There is not a direct import option. References will have to be entered manually.  Log on to RefWorks from Lovejoy Library’s website. Click Research Help, then click RefWorks and then click Log into RefWorks.


6. When prompted to log into RefWorks, enter your

  1. Login ID
  2. Password
  3. Click Login


7. At the top of the page, hover over the Reference tab and then select Add New.


8. Choose the Citation Style you would like to use. If you’re not sure select MLA 7th Edition.

9. Choose Reference Type.


10. Then fill in the required fields.


11. Choose the folder.


12. Then you may attach anything that may belong to that source, by selecting Choose File and selecting that file.

13. If you choose, you may fill out the additional fields listed by dropping down the Additional Fields arrow.

14. Then you can either Save Reference, or Save and Add New.


15. The reference can be viewed by:

  1. Viewing the folder the reference was saved in.
  2. Viewing the references Not In Folder option in Folders.
  3. Viewing the All References from the drop down menu under View.