Chemical Engineering & Natural Science: Write & Refer

Why use reference management software?

It allows you to:

  • collect references
  • store all references at one place (online or on your desktop)
  • organize the references
  • add notes to your references
  • link to full text, web page or to upload file
  • share references with colleagues
  • cite your references in text
  • automatically create bibliography
  • easily modify in-text citations and bibliography

Author ID systems

An unique researcher identifier, used worldwide, that you keep throughout your life, also when you change institution.

It identifies you and your work, and prevents confusion between you and others with the same name or initials.

Create your own ORCID and/or Researcher ID (Web of Science's own identifier) when you start publishing.

Software options

The library offers courses and support for RefWorks. If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact biblioteket[a]

New(er) version of the program


Video guides


Old version, available until end of 2019.
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Courses in RefWorks at ÅAU

Free and compatible with LaTeX.

Sign in

The library doesn't offer any support, but tutorials are available online.

The online version is free when you register via Web of Science, My Tools, EndNote.

The library doesn't offer any support, but tutorials are available online.


Link to Zotero

The library doesn't offer any support for Zotero, but tutorials are available online.

Reference systems

There are a great number of parallel systems, some uses the surname, some numbers. Many journals have their own standards.

Example styles:

Harvard: (Surname year)
IEEE: [1]
Vancouver: (2)
Oxford: ³