Friday, December 18, 2015

Important news about Word 2016 and RefWorks Write n Cite for Mac users

Refworks Write n Cite will NOT work on Apple OSX 10 Yosemite running Word 2016. Several work arounds are available but they require downloading Word 2011 and using the One Line One Cite View in RefWorks. So basically users will not get the easy way to drop in references and format your bibliography automatically in Word.

In addition, Mac users running 10.9 and up Yosemite need to download Java to their computer to install Write in Cite.

d. Please make sure you have a current installation of Java on your computer by visiting the Java download site. (Note: an update of your Java will request the installation of a third-party toolbar for You will need to be aware that you need to decline the installation of this toolbar to avoid its installation.)
Mac Users:  Please make sure to verify Java is installed on your computer as the newest operating systems offered by Apple, OS X 10.9 and OS X 10.10, do not include Java.  To check if your computer has the latest version of Java installed please open the Safari web browser and visit, Note: If you are running OS X 10.9.5 or OS X 10.10 Yosemite, please download Java from Apple's support site directly by visiting,

More information is available here:

You can also call ProQuest RefWorks technical support at 1-800-521-0600 ext. 74440 or 1-734-997-4440 for more information.