Create a RefWorks Account
Before creating a new account, call the Briscoe Library at 210-567-2450 (M-F, 10-4) to ask for your institution's Group Code. You will need to verify that you are with the UT Health Science Center.

1. From the Library Home Page, move your mouse to the Databases tab on the left and then click on RefWorks in the drop down menu.*
2. Click on Sign Up for a New Account.
Note: Existing account holders will have an option of signing in with their Old (Classic) account or creating an account using New RefWorks. Information is provided on how to migrate references from the old to the new Refworks.

3. Enter the Group Code provided by your librarian. You will see a prompt to fill out the form. Make a note of the email account, login name and password you have used.

Login to Your RefWorks Account
  1. From the RefWorks page, Click on Log In on the top left of your screen
  2. Enter your Email and Password
  3. Click Log In.
Note: If you are away from the campus, first log in using the Off Campus Login button. This will ensure that you can search databases, save citations and PDFs to RefWorks, and link to the full text of articles from inside RefWorks.
Subject Specialist
Picture: Jonquil Feldman

Jonquil Feldman
Associate Library Director
Tel: 210 567-2430

About RefWorks

RefWorks is web-based software that allows you to

  • import references from online databases
  • organize your references
  • insert citations into the body of your paper
  • create a bibliography.
RefWorks is free to UT Health Science Center at San Antonio affiliates. You can login to your RefWorks account from any computer with access to the internet.
Need Help?
For instruction and basic troubleshooting on RefWorks
Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
or by appointment.
Tel: (210) 567-2450

Visit The Libraries Get Help page.

RefWorks Technical Support
Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Tel: 800-521-0600 ext. 74440
or   734-997-4440