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This web-based citation management system will save you time. Use this guide to learn how!

Setting Up & Transitioning to the New Refworks

  1. Go to the Create an Account page.
    • *Note: Even if you have a legacy RefWorks account, you will need to create an account for the new version.
  2. Enter your Franklin University email address (Students:, Faculty/Staff: and select "Check"
  3. Next, enter the password that you would like to use and select "Sign Up".
    • DO NOT select "Use login from my institution".
  4. A confirmation email will be sent to you. Locate this email to Activate your RefWorks account. If you do not see the message in your inbox, check your SPAM folder. 
  5. Once you have activated your account, fill in your first and last name, department, and role (undergraduate, faculty, etc.)

After you have created your account, you can Log-In from any computer to manage your references.

NOTE: Offsite users may be asked for a group code when creating an account. If so, use "RWFranklinU".

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