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Literature Review-2: Referencing tools

Help to get you started with your literature review. Identify where to search for information, learn how to search more effectively, and discover tools to manage your results.

EndNote

  • Recommended for postgraduate students and academic staff
  • May require training to use effectively, refer to the EndNote guide for more information.
  • For longer research level outputs e.g. thesis writing
  • Site licenced

Downloading EndNote

Students

Before downloading EndNote:

  1. Check the compatibility and system requirements for your operating system and word processing software.
  2. Read the installation guide for your version:
  3. Download EndNote X8:

Staff members

For staff members using Windows, EndNote is available for installation via the Application Catalog (found on the Desktop)

For Mac users, log a ticket with IMTS requesting an EndNote installation.​

Upgrading EndNote

Upgrading EndNote requires administrator privileges. Staff members should log a ticket with IMTS requesting an EndNote upgrade.

Zotero

  • Recommended for Undergraduate students
  • Easy to pick up and use, but offers some advanced features, refer to Zotero's documentation 
  • Perfect for assignments and assessment tasks
  • Free

Download Zotero

Mendeley

  • Perfect for assignments and assessment tasks
  • Free

Getting started with Mendeley

Download Mendeley

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