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A guide to finding and managing your literature

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Finding and managing your literature overview

Databases identify a range of databases that are appropriate to your subject. No one database is perfect

Google Scholar maximise your use of Google scholar by making sure it its connected to the library databases 

EndNote will help to automatically capture your references and format a bibliography for you with minimal hassles 

Mendeley an alternative to EndNote 

Zotero  is popular in the Social Sciences 

Comparing Reference Software comparing EndNote to Mendeley and Zotero 

Review articles can provide useful summaries on different topics but they are not available for all subjects

Find theses written at UC  or other international universities

Cited reference searching will extend your range of results and show you how your topic developed over time 

Literature Review - weave your literature into a review of the current state of research around your topic

Keep current with evolving research

Research Support Team at UC

Left to Right:
Janette Nicolle, Dave Lane, Stuart Broughton (Manager), Nick Scullin, Anton Angelo, Alison Johnston, Kerry Gilmour, Absent Damian Cairns

We guide and support our community’s data, information and publication needs throughout the research lifecycle.

You can book online for classes on EndNote, EndNote online, NVivo and Using Word to write your thesis