Write-N-Cite (WNC4) is a plugin for Microsoft Word which allows you to cite within your paper as you write it.
Note:Version 3 is still available but does not work with not fully compatible with Kaspersky antivirus software.
Note: Do not install WNC4 with Microsoft word running. If you have an earlier version of WNC, uninstall it before continuing. Updates to the new WNC can be installed over the current version.
1. Login to your RefWorks account
2. Select Write-N-Cite from the Tools menu in RefWorks (If you're using Windows, you will have to choose the correct installer for 32bit or 64 bit Office. For help choosing the appropriate version, selection the help symbol next to any version.
3. Save the .exe file to your computer
Important: Before leaving the download page please copy your Login Code onto your clipboard, using the instructions on the left-hand side of the page. This will enable you to easily log in to WNC without needing your RefWorks credentials. Remember, this login code expires after a few hours, so you will need to retrieve a new code from the download page each time you need to log into
There are two ways to log into WNC4 Please note: do not fill in the fields for both options or the login process will not work. You can either fill in the fields for option 1 or option 2, but not both at the same time.
The options are:
1. If you know your group code, simply enter your group code, username, and password as usual
2. If you don't know your group code, you can login using the login code option instead. If you did not previously copy the login code, log into your RefWorks account, and go to Tools-->Write-N-Cite
WNC4 looks a little different than earlier versions of WNC. On Word for Windows it's a ribbon.
Some other changes include:
When you select Insert or Edit a citation, a window will appear with many more options:
WNC will automatically insert the appropriate fields for your chosen style, but you can override these settings by editing a reference:
If your chose style has a rule about which order citations should appear in, they will be placed in that order. If you need to change the order, tick "Override default ordering" at the bottom. You can then use the arrows to re-order your citations.