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The collection, safe storage and organization of literature and reference information is essential for researchers. The University Library has the ideal tools to help you.
Reference tool BibTex
BibTex is a bibliographic management tool, comparable with RefWorks. BibTex is part of TeX live, which includes the wordprocessor LaTeX. LaTeX is used frequently in Mathematics and Natural Sciences studies. TeX live is available in the UWP RUG menu.
For more information and online help consult the website BibTex.org
The easiest way to keep up to date with the latest articles in your research field!
Van Dale Dictionaries
Bilingual dictionaries from and into Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish, and the 'Dikke Van Dale' (Dutch dictionary).
Online dictionaries of Van Dale can also be accessed via smartphone or tablet, by means of the Van Dale App! Once the app has been downloaded, you can open the app and click on the Surfspot link on the bottom of the log in screen to log in with your UG account.
Online course on how to search in SmartCat: Important!
Online course literature searching: search strategies, search tips
Citation searching is: take a publication, and search for articles and other publications by which it is cited. This can reveal important relationships that may not be found by other ways of searching.
Many databases offer citation searching. In addition, the citation counts from Web of Science and Scopus are considered to be authoritative indicators of the research performance of an author.