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Commerce Law and Management: Postgraduate Resources: Citation & Research Management tools

This guide is designed to help you access reliable and valid information sources.


Zotero is a easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Zotero is a Firefox add-on. Easy to use. Lives in your web browser where you do your work. It's FREE......

What can you do with Zotero?

  • Create and manage citations of books, articles, videos, etc from the web, databases and the Rhodes Library Catalogue
  • Add searchable notes and tags to citations
  • Create bibliographies in preferred output style
  • Manage in-text citations in Microsoft Word
  • Easily share references with others

A step by step comprehensive Zotero Libguide is available

Research Databases

InCites is a customized, citation-based research evaluation tool on the Web that enables you to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark your output against peers worldwide.

ISI Web of Science  is an academic citation index of scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Includes proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops and conventions.

Scopusis the largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources. It's designed to find the information scientists need. Quick, easy and comprehensive, Scopus provides superior support of the literature research process. Scopus allows you to do the following:

  • To use the Analyzer to compare between Journals or Authors
  • Compare subjects in different fields
  • View total articles cited/not cited in a year
  • Exclude self citation