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F1000 Workspace

This guide explains how to sign up for, access, and troubleshoot the F1000 Workspace citation manager.

F1000 Workspace: An Introduction

F1000 Workspace allows you to manage citations, save and annotate PDFs, share references, and insert citations into your research. It consists of a web-based application, a browser extension to collect and annotate citations, a lightweight desktop app for importing PDFs, and plugin's for Google Docs and Microsoft Word

F1000 Workspace: Access & Authentication

Signing up for F1000 Workspace:

1. go to

2. Click on the Workspace box on the home page

3. Sign up with your email

4. When you are logged in go to my account > edit profile and make sure that the Institution is listed as Michigan State University

F1000 Workspace: Troubleshooting

1. You are being asked for an EZproxy URL to access full text or when signing up

The MSU Libraries EZproxy URL for F1000 Workspace is:$@

2. You receive a message that your premium access has expired and you need to go to an on-campus computer to re-authenticate

Access your Workspace via this should reset your roaming access.

If this does not work contact F1000 using the chat widget in Workspace and request a roaming access reset.

Need help? Email for assistance

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