Legacy Refworks ended on June 30, 2023. Legacy accounts are inaccessible, and it is no longer possible to migrate data. However, the "new" or "blue" Refworks is available for use, with more features and easier citation management.
This migration page is being preserved temporarily for archival purposes.
Legacy Refworks will end in Spring 2023. If you use legacy Refworks, migrate your account now to ensure your references, folders, notes, and documents transfer to the new Refworks.
Old "Legacy" Refworks
Yes - migration needed
No migration needed
Log into legacy Refworks, and look for the Upgrade to the latest Refworks version! button (orange) at the top of the screen.
Click the button and follow the prompts. The upgrade process will create a new Refworks account for you, and automatically copy your references and attachments into your new Refworks account. (NOTE: custom notes are NOT migrated.)
If you already have a new Refworks account, you can import your legacy Refworks references from within New Refworks.
Go to http://refworks.proquest.com and log into your New Refworks account.
If everything looks good, then update any bookmarks or shortcuts you have to point to the new Refworks URL, http://refworks.proquest.com
If you use the Legacy Refworks writing plug-ins (Write-n-Cite or Refworks Citation Manager), we recommend upgrading your documents to use New Refworks. Save a copy of your document before upgrading, do not upgrade sole copies / originals.
Legacy Refworks references allows exporting references in RIS format (termed "Bibliographic Software"), used by many other reference programs.
Warning: Exporting to an RIS file will not preserve custom fields, notes, or attachments/PDFs.
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