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This guide provides information on RefWorks, EndNote, Sciwheel, and Zotero,

Moving Your Legacy RefWorks References into New RefWorks

Ready to Move from Legacy RefWorks to New RefWorks?

Things to think about:

  1. Decide whether you want to do your next project in New RefWorks and keep references in your Legacy RefWorks account initially.  
  2. If you are ready to move references from Legacy RefWorks to New RefWorks, complete your active projects in Legacy RefWorks first.  Move references between projects so there is time to ensure the migration is completely successful and to become familiar with New RefWorks. 

Two options for moving references, full text attachments and folders to New RefWorks

1)  You will see an option in your RefWorks account, just above the RefWorks logo,  to “Move to the newest version of RefWorks."  Click on this option to begin the process. (More information on the simple process

Image of the link to move to the newest version of RefWorks

2)  Alternatively,  you can migrate your Legacy RefWorks data into your New RefWorks account from within your New RefWorks account via the Import references button

But first set up your New RefWorks account.  Go to and create an account. For more information, refer to Moving Citations from Legacy RefWorks to New RefWorks below.

Image points to the plus sign in New RefWorks to import citations from Legacy RefWorks

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