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New RefWorks @ SU!

Creating an account

An institutional account is available to anyone at Seattle University and includes: 

  • 10GB of document storage
  • unlimited sharing inside and outside Seattle U
  • easy Seattle U-wide sharing, phone and email tech support 
  • training resources and much more! 

To create a RefWorks account: 

  1. Go to and click the "create account" link
  2. Fill in your information making sure to use your SU email address (you can't sign up with,, etc.)

Once you activate your account (you'll receive an email with a link to complete the registration process), you'll get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.

To migrate legacy RefWorks to New RefWorks:

  1.  Create a new account. Go to and click the "sign up" link
  2. When you receive the follow-up email from RefWorks, look for the following section:
    • How do I import citations from my old reference manager?
  3. Click on the import your references directly link in that section, and follow the instructions provided to import your references from your legacy RefWorks account into your new RefWorks account
  4. Your references, file attachments, folders, and custom output styles will automatically be moved into your new RefWorks account.  Shared folders will need to be re-shared in the new RefWorks.

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