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What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool that is available to JIBC students, faculty, and staff. RefWorks lets you ...
  • Download, gather, and store references from the web, databases, and library resources automatically
  • Format citations and bibliographies in seconds
  • Connect to your RefWorks account anywhere there's web access
  • Share your citations with other RefWorks users


RefWorks is hosted on a U.S. server

  • The first time you create or access your account, you will be asked to consent to the ProQuest privacy policy
  • If you do not agree, you will not be able to access RefWorks

To access RefWorks


  • Enter your JIBC credentials (Username and Password)
  • At this point, you will be asked to either Log in OR Create an account

To log in ...

To Log in
  • Click on Log in and enter your email address.

To Create an account
  • Enter your email address. This can be Gmail, Shaw, Telus, etc.
  • Click Consent in order to proceed.


  • Enter all required fields and click Next

  • Once you finish creating an account, you will receive a confirmation email from RefWorks.

You were not asked to create a password. At the beginning of this process you entered your student number and password. This is the password assigned to RefWorks.

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