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Find the best library databases for your research.



RefWorks is a tool for managing all your citations.

  • Organize citations into folders by class or topic.
  • Automatically create formatted references lists.
  • Use within Word to create formatted in-text citations.

Learn more by watching tutorials, viewing the 

RefWorks libguide, or visiting the RefWorks Support Center online.

*For SPU users transitioning to the RefWorks 3.0 platform from the Legacy version, refer to these step-by-step instructions [PDF] to get started creating your account and importing your Legacy records.

You can export citations from many databases into RefWorks.  Just look for an "Export" link.

Even using RefWorks, you will need to verify the citation against official style sources, as imported citations can include formatting errors and typos. Ebsco citation reference Export Manager, showing Direct Export to RefWorks circled

New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
A comprehensive collection of reliable news sources -- 11,000 sources from around the world including 134 from Washington State -- covering a wide array of topics and issues.