New Research Tools
- RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that
allows you to create your own personal database by importing references
from text files or online databases. You can use these references in
writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography
in seconds. Being web-based means no software to download and update,
and you can access your personal account from any computer connected
to the internet.
RefWorks helps you to:
- Organize your research and create a personal database online
- Include citations while you write your paper
- Build a bibliography in a variety of format/styles See
- Import references from a variety of databases using the already
created import filters
- Create bibliographies in different document formats (Word, RTF,
In order to use RefWorks, you must create your own login and password.
For more information, please see the Quick
Start Guide (pdf) and/or the Tutorial.
- Google Scholar uses
the Google search engine to search specifically for scholarly literature,
including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts
and technical reports. Google Scholar results now include links to
Brown University Library resources. These links will appear automatically
if you search from an on-campus computer; off-campus you must go to
"Scholar Preferences" and search for "Brown". Please
note that you must also log into your VPN
client or to EZPROXY if you are off-campus.
The Brown links appear as:
- Find It @ Brown Full Text at the end of the article
title if the Library subscribes to full text or
- Find It @ Brown to search the Library's catalog
or place an interlibrary loan request.
| Go to Google Scholar
For further information see Google