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Sociology: Citing Sources

Research guide to library resources in Sociology.

Citation Style Manuals in Print

What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is a way to cite, collect, manage and organize your research papers. It allows you to annotate, organize, and cite your research as well as collaborate with others.

RefWorks also....

  • Is Iona College Library's preferred citation management tool
  • Is Free for Iona students and faculty
  • Helps you create MLA, APA, Chicago, etc. reference lists 
  • Allows you to import citations directly from Library databases and research websites, such as EBSCO, ProQuest, and WorldCat
  • Enables you to share citations and lists

For detailed information on citing sources in APA, MLA, Chicago, etc. please visit the Citing Sources page.  For information on preventing plagiarism, please see the Plagiarism guide.

Creating a RefWorks Account

  1. Go to RefWorks and click on Create Account (located at the bottom of the box).
  2. Use your Iona email address to sign up for a RefWorks account.
  3. Your Iona email address becomes your login name.  Note: Don't select your Institution.
  4. A verification email will be sent.  *Note: the verification email arrives in the Junk folder in Outlook. 
  5. Click on the link in the verification email and add your name, role, and department affiliation.
  6. You will be asked if you’d like to install the Save to RefWorks web browser button. See Save to RefWorks button page.

Note:  Your RefWorks account is NOT connected with your Iona log-in credentials.

Preventing Plagiarism