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Proquest RefWorks Login

WAYFless URL: https://shibboleth.refworks.proquest.com/authenticate?provider=https://login.aus.edu/idp/shibboleth 

WAYful Login: You can access Proquest RefWorks at: http://refworks.proquest.com. Click on "Use login from my institution"

Type "American University of Sharjah" and click Enter

The AUS login prompt will appear, sign in with your campus username and password. 

AUS login

If you have a RefWorks account: 

Click on "Already have an account? Log in" which is located on the top right of the web page. 

Enter your email address and password of your RefWorks account. Click on "Log In"

If you do not have a RefWorks account:

Enter you Email address and click on "Sign Up" 

Complete account set up and click on "Next" 

 

 

RefWorks will return to the home screen, and in the top right you should see "American University of Sharjah"

You can now use RefWorks.

Want to use Google Docs and Microsoft Word Plugin:

Currently RefWorks doesn't allow institutional credentials to be used in Google Docs and Microsoft Word Plugin thus an "alternative password" must be created for such purposes. Follow the instructions below to create an "alternative password":

Ensure you are logged in to RefWorks, click on your profile name and select "Settings" 

RefWorks setting

 

Under the heading "Alternate Password", click on "Set alternate password" 

RefWorks set alternative password

 

Create an alternate password and click on Save. 

RefWorks save password

 

You can now use this password to link your plugin with your RefWorks account.