Migrating your RefWorks account to your domain username and password

As an existing Refworks user you need to follow the steps below to retain access to your account. This is a necessary step as we are moving to domain username and password for the library’s online resources – the one you use for GCU Learn or a GCU computer.

  • Click here to begin
  • Log in with your domain username and password
  • Click on the link ‘Link an existing Refworks Account to this Shibboleth AccountDO NOT enter your email address here or you will create a new account.


  • You will need your RefWorks code which has been sent to you in an email from ertenq@gcu.ac.uk
  • Enter Refworks Code: which starts with RW_2223_**********************************  and password ChangeMe
  • Click on Link Account
  • In future login to RefWorks by visiting the RefWorks homepage and then click on ‘My Institutions Credentials (Shibboleth)’ and not Athens user.

Any questions or issues please email your librarian –  ertenq@gcu.ac.uk.

New ebooks from Cambridge University Press available

1966 titles that were published in 2005-2006 and 2012 by Cambridge University Press are now available through our library catalogue. These are part of the SHEDL perpetual access deal. These join the further 2665 CUP titles in the catalogue which were published between 2007-11. We will also be loading licensed titles published in 2013 on a month by month basis. Links from a catalogue record will take you directly to a title If you would like to see the subject collections please go to http://ebooks.cambridge.org/home.jsf

Box of broadcasts now available

We now have a subscription to BoB National (Box of Broadcasts). BoB is an off-air recording and media archive service which is available to staff and students.  It allows you to record TV and radio programmes that are scheduled to be broadcast over the next seven days as well as retrieving programmes from the last seven days from a selected list of recorded channels. Continue reading

@ASKGCU on Twitter

@ASKGCU Has finally arrived! A one stop shop, for any enquiries that need answering.  Expect a response within half a day at the latest.  We hope to provide a wide range of information on various aspects of life at the university.