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Writing with RefWorks
RefWorks offers several methods to insert and format citations, footnotes, and bibliographies while writing.
RefWorks Citation Manager
Write-N-Cite (for older versions of Word, 2013 and below)
Google Docs Add-On
RefWorks Citation Manager - updated June 2021
RefWorks Citation Manager (RCM) is a plugin for Microsoft Word that lets you run a simplified version of RefWorks inside Word.
Available for Mac and Windows 8.1 and 10
Compatible with Word 2016, 2019, and Office 365 RCM is available through the Microsoft Store and can be installed directly from Microsoft Word
Installing RefWorks Citation Manager (Windows)
Installing Reference Citation Manager (Mac)
In Microsoft Word, select Insert > Add-ins > Get Add-ins
RefWorks. RefWorks Citation Manager will be displayed. Select Add. Once the Add-in is installed you will see
RCM in the top menu bar of Word. Select the
RCM tab and click the RCM button. The RCM pane opens on the right side of the document. Log into RefWorks.
How to Use RefWorks Citation Manager
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you use SSO (single sign-on) to access your RefWorks account, you will need to create an alternate password to log in to RCM. For more information, see RefWorks Citation Manager Alternate Login.
Write-N-Cite - updated June 2021
Write-N-Cite is a plugin for
older versions of Microsoft Word that lets you run a simplified version of RefWorks inside of Word.
Windows 8.1 and 10 - compatible with Word 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013
Mac OSX 10.6+ - compatible with Word 2008, 2011
How to Download, Install and Use Write-N-Cite
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