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Reference Managers

Multiple free and subscription software applications are available to help you organize your references and create bibliographies for large projects.

See the RefWorks Library Guide for much more information about using RefWorks. And remember to contact the Refworks administrator if you have any questions! The library occasionally offers workshops on RefWorks. Check the Graduate School events calendar for dates. 

Create and Access Your RefWorks Account

How to create your Refworks account

RefWorks is available for all UNT students, faculty, and staff through the UNT Libraries. Your account will last as long as the library has a contract with RefWorks. To create an account, follow these steps:

  1. New users will need to enter a UNT access code, to set up their account. Contact to request the access code.
  2. When you have obtained the access code, go to the UNT Refworks login page at (this link is also included in the Databases tab and in the Most Requested section on
  3. Enter the UNT access code and submit.
  4. Next complete the registration, and then you can start using your new account.
  5. You can now login with your username and password through wherever you have an Internet connection. 

To explore alternatives to RefWorks, visit our Reference Managers guide.

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