RefWorks to be discontinued 31 December 2017

After consideration of usage, cost, and a review of alternative citation managers, the University Library has decided to cancel its subscription to RefWorks effective 31 December 2017.

A number of factors informed this decision:

  • With reduced provincial funding we are focusing on content (e.g. journals, databases) rather than tools and software.
  • Use of RefWorks has been declining while annual costs continue to increase
  • There has been a rise in quality free citation management programs such as Zotero and Mendeley

The University Library is committed to supporting you through this change and will continue to keep you informed throughout the coming months. For up-to-date information, you can also visit our citation manager migration guide at http://libguides.usask.ca/migration.

If you have any questions, please contact citation.managers@library.usask.ca

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