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Citation Tools


refworks logo RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers gather, manage, store and share information and generate citations and bibliographies.

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Being asked for a group code? Please contact or call us at (202) 687-9351. (Note: We can only send the group code to a Georgetown email address.)

Are you a student in Qatar? Check out the Georgetown University in Qatar Library's RefWorks Guide.

Looking for Legacy RefWorks? Click here.

Key Features:

  • Create your own personal library of references
  • Add citations manually or export from numerous databases directly into RefWorks
  • Set up group accounts for collaborative scholarship
  • Capture information directly from websites with RefGrab-It
  • Add citations to Word documents with Write-N-Cite

Zotero is a tool designed to help you gather, manage, reference, and share information about books, articles, web pages and anything else you are using in your research.

It makes generating citations and bibliographies a snap!

Download at


Zotero is free and open-source software. With Zotero, you can add information from your browser to your research library with a single click, and add references to your chosen word processor just as easily, in any citation style you choose. With free cloud sync available, Zotero travels with you, and can be available on any computer you use.


Zotero is free for everyone!

Key Features:

Collect resources with a single click, whether your research requires documents, images, audio or video files, snapshots of webpages, or more! Everything will be available in your personal library

Organize your resources into collections and subcollections that keep you on track without bogging you down, and use tags and saved searches to filter your library instantly.

Cite resources according to any style in your favorite word processor with a handy extension, or drag-and-drop perfectly formatted references into email, google docs, and more.

Sync your data across any device you choose, and access your references from the web if you’re on the go.

Share your reference collections with research groups, classmates, or the world, with granular permission levels for all groups.

For Help Using Zotero:

To learn more about using Zotero, watch the screencast tutorials at

There’s lots of available information on the web, including this guide from Harvard University:


Guidelines for migrating bibliographic data from RefWorks

For local support, contact Topher Lawton, Instructional Technology & Assessment Librarian,