RefWorks (Legacy): UH instructions


On this page there is some Helsinki University specific instructions about RefWorks.

More detailed instructions about Refworks usage you can find on Proquest RefWorks guide.

How to use Write-n-Cite to write and format your paper

Write-N-Cite (WNC) is a utility that allows you to run an abbreviated version of RefWorks in your word processor. You can cite references in a manuscript and generate your bibliography. Write-N-Cite plug-in must be installed.

Installing Write-N-Cite for University of Helsinki computers
WNC is already installed in the computer labs. If you cannot find RefWorks in the MS Word ribbon, try to enable Write-N-Cite (WNC) Add-ins in Word:
File -> Options -> Add-Ins and Manage:
choose "Disabled items" + Go and click Write-n-Cite and Enable. Restart Word.


Write-n-Cite installation in the computer labs

(in case Write-n-Cite is not yet installed):

  • Select  Start  menu (on the left bottom corner of your screen)
  • All Programs
  • HY
  • Software Portal
  • Log in with your University of Helsinki network user name and password
  • search Write-n-Cite
  • click Write-n-Cite
  • click Request Software
  • click OK

When the installing is completed you can find RefWorks (=Write-n-Cite) in your Microsoft word ribbon.

Write-n-Cite installation for your private computer

While logged into your RefWorks account, choose  -> Tools -> Write-n-Cite
->follow the installation instructions