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Resources For Researchers

Tools, links and information for academic staff and higher degree researchers.

Link creator tool

Copy and paste a DOI or a permanent link into the top text box. Select Submit.

A new link will appear in the bottom box. Copy the Output article link and paste it into Blackboard or into a web browser search window to go directly to the article.

This link will open on or off-campus.


DOI (or permanent link)

Output article link

Copy and paste into Blackboard or Web browser.

Web of Science Tutorials

Scopus tutorials

All official Scopus tutorials.

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Why use citation databases?

Citation Indexes are a key research tool, providing access to multidisciplinary literature from high impact research journals.

  • Cited References identify the research that contributed to a work
  • Times Cited indicates the impact of a piece of research
  • find related papers
  • analyse the impact of a piece of research
  • identify key researchers and contacts in a discipline

You can also set up search and citation alerts and create custom journal lists.

Citation databases

High quality citation databases provide links between an article, articles it cited and articles which cited it. The three major citation databases are listed below. Some content overlaps, but you need to use multiple databases for optimal results.

Databases with quality full text

This selection of databases contain high quality journals and occasionally books, from a single publisher. Researchers can set up article or table of content alerts and be notified of new issues.

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