RefWorks (Legacy): ProQuest

This guide has information on how to use RefWorks legacy (older version).

Importing from ProQuest

­Note: Be sure that you have turned off the pop-up blocker in your web browser before starting.


From the search results page:

  1. mark documents you want to export
  2. click Export button (see image below)

    ProQuest results page

  3. an Export window will open (see image below). Be sure that "Export to:" is set to RefWorks. Click on "Continue"

    ProQuest Export window

If RefWorks isn’t open, a window will open and prompt for login.


  1. once you login to RefWorks, you should see the "Import from..." window
  2. you may edit the global field settings if you wish (not usually required)
  3. click on "View Last Imported Folder" to see your imported citations

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Melanee Vicedo
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