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Distance Learning

This guide outlines services, resources, tutorials, and helpful tips in support of students enrolled in distance learning programs or online course.

What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is an online, web-based "citation manager" that allows you to:

  • Store and organize your research references, and
  • Format in-text citations and automatically create reference lists for your papers.

Upstate's library has purchased in institutional RefWorks license. It is freely available to all Upstate faculty, staff, and students.

RefWorks video tutorials

Learn how to use RefWorks to organize references and create in paper citations. RefWorks is free for Upstate students, and student accounts remain active and accessible after graduation. Be sure to use your email account when registering.

Watch RefWorks "Getting started" videos


Find out more at Upstate's RefWorks page on the Citation Management guide.