RefWorks is a web based reference database handling program where you can easily save and work with your references. Linköping’s University has a campus license giving both students and employees access to the program.

In RefWorks you can:

  • Import references directly from bibliographic databases
  • Create a searchable database with your references
  • Create a paper with in-text citations using the RefWorks Write-N-Cite feature
  • Do a reference list for your paper
  • Do literature lists for your courses

RefWorks is totally web based. To be able to use RefWorks you must create your own account. Further information below!

Citation Styles

In order to assist a reader's understanding of your research you always must cite your work whenever you quote or in some way use another writer's work.

The format of citation vary by style and here are som examples of citation guidelines:


IEEE Standards Style Manual by IEEE.