How do I set up Google Scholar to send citations to RefWorks?

caution icon If you're off campus, make sure you use the library's version of Google Scholar.  You should see myaccess.library.utoronto.ca in the URL.

Change your Google Scholar settings

  1. Go to Google Scholar
  2. Click Settings
  3. In the Search Results section (the default section) under "Bibliographic manager", click the radio button next to "Show links to import citations into" and change the drop down menu to RefWorksgoogle scholar settings screenshot
  4. Click Save

Send citations to RefWorks

After you save this setting, you will see an "Import to RefWorks" link until every Google Scholar search result. 

screenshot of google shcolar result with RefWorks import link showing

When you click on that link, you'll be asked to sign in to your RefWorks account.  If you're off campus, you'll need the U of T group code.  Once you sign in, RefWorks will import the item from Google Scholar.

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