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Save and sort your references with RefWorks!

Creating an Account

An institutional account is available to anyone at CCNY and includes unlimited document storage, unlimited sharing inside and outside the institution, easy institution-wide sharing, phone and email tech support, training and more.

To create a RefWorks account:

  1. Go to and click the “sign up” link.
  2. Fill in your information making sure to use your CCNY email address (you can’t sign up with,, etc.). 

Once you activate your account (you'll receive an email with a link to complete the registration process), you’ll get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.

An introductory lesson on getting started and using RefWorks for CCNY students, created by Architecture Librarian, Nilda Sanchez-Rodriguez.