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Organising academic research papers can be a daunting task during a research project. Various citation management tools and software are available, UWC Library offers training and support for the three listed below. Check with your supervisor if they have a preferred one they want you to use and what reference style you must use.

Reference management software takes away a lot of the tedious work of keeping track of references and sources, but please make sure that it is formatting and inserting your references correctly. All of the options listed here offer cloud storage so you do not need to worry about losing your records. There are many other features that you can make use of.    

We have a guide to Reference Management Software to help you install and find training. Use this Link<. Or click on the logos below 


Citation Databases


UWC Library subscribes to Citation Databases, in addition to the Journal Databases. These Citation Databases help you to discover research journal articles and researchers, and show their citation information.

You can search the two Citation Databases below.

Scopus is a multidisciplinary navigational tool that contains records going back to the mid 1960s, offering newly-linked citations across the widest body of scientific abstracts available in one place. More coverage of scientific, technical, medical and social science literature (14,000 titles) than any other database.

Web of Science is a multidisciplinary publication and citation database covering almost 1.9 billion cited references from over 171 million records. It provides cover-to-cover indexing back to 1900 across the world’s highest-quality and most impactful publications.

Kikapu is a repository where users can make all of their research outputs available in a citable, shareable and discoverable manner.


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