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Have questions regarding the new RefWorks or need some technical support? Contact our Support Team for help.

E-mail us or telephone us +1- 800-521-0600 ext. 74440 or +1-734-997-4440

Support hours are:

Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

In addition, the new RefWorks Support Pages are available at any time.

Using Write-N-Cite to Write and Format Your Paper

Write-N-Cite is a utility that allows users to run an abbreviated version of  RefWorks in Microsoft Word. You can access your references by folder (or sub-folder), by quick search or by all references with the ability to sort by author, title or year.

With Write-N-Cite, you can cite references in a manuscript with just a click and watch your paper format instantly including in-text citations, footnotes and your bibliography.  The utility installs a RefWorks tab in the MS Word ribbon or you can access it from the References tab in Microsoft Word.

Working online or offline is seamless – no need to be connected to the internet – and you can share documents between the Windows and Mac versions of Write-N-Cite seamlessly.

Information on getting started with Write-N-Cite is listed below and the functionality applies to both online and offline usage.

Write-N-Cite for Windows version 4.4.1376 System Requirements:

  • Windows Operating System
  • Windows 8 or later 
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 20 MB of available hard-disk space
  • Internet connectivity (for downloading of tool and periodic database synchronization)

Write-N-Cite for Windows works best with Word 2013 and 2016 (32 bit versions). This version will NOT work with Word 2007 or Win 7, both which are no longer supported by Microsoft. Word 2007 and/or Win 7 users should use our Quick Cite feature or our Google Docs Add-on. Write-N-Cite will not work with Office 365 users using cloud-based app.  Word must be installed locally.

 Office

XP, Vista, Win 7 (32 bit)

Win 7 (64 bit)

Win 8 (32 bit)

Win 8 (64 bit)

Win 10 (64 bit)

Office 2007 (32 bit)

No


No

No

No

No

Office 2010 (32 bit)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Office 2010 (64 bit)

No

Yes, but may encounter install errors.

Contact RefWorks Tech Support for help.

No

Yes, but may encounter install errors. Contact RefWorks Tech Support for help.

No

Office 2013 (32 bit)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Office 2013 (64 bit)

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Office 2016 (32 bit)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Office 2016 (64 bit)

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

 

Write-N-Cite version version 4.4.1237 for Mac:

  • Works with OS X 10.11 ( El Capitan), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion) and 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • Word 2011 and  2008.
  • Mac OX 10.9 and 10.10 users must download Java 6 from Apple's support site replacing any previously installed versions: http://support.apple.com/kb/dl1572


Note:  Write-N-Cite for Mac does NOT work with Word 2016 at this time.

African American and African Studies Librarian, Anthropology Librarian, and Comparative Studies Librarian

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Leta Hendricks
Contact:
222B Thompson Library 1858 Neil Avenue Columbus, OH 43210
614.688.7478