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This guide aims to round up the most useful resources and information related to Medicine

Useful resources to help with high quality referencing and avoiding plagiarism


Training & Advice

The institute of Academic Development (IAD) has information and top tips on referencing and avoiding plagiarism

The Digital Skills and Training Team offer open workshops and webinars on EndNote. There are also workbooks available fo individual use to compliment the training.

The Academic Support Librarian Service can also offer assistance.

EndNote Reference Management Software

EndNote: EndNote logo

EndNote is the reference management software supported by the University, and consists of a desktop and online applications. The desktop version is installed on all University open access lab computers and offers the full range of features and functions. A free web version (EndNote Online) is also available and consists of a more 'basic' set of functions. The desktop and online versions can be synchronized, allowing users to benefit from the full functionality on offer.     

EndNote also has a 'Cite While You Write' plug-in, which enables automatic citing in Microsoft Word. 

Registration for EndNote Desktop: The desktop version can be freely downloaded on to most University computers. Information is available from EndNote for Schools pages. 

For use on personal computers EndNote desktop can be bought at an academic discount. More information is available on the EndNote Personal Copies for Staff and Students pages. 

Registration for EndNote Online: Register via Web of Science.  Guide to EndNote Online registration via Web of Science

Once registered you can access your account from 

Links to Other Reference Management Software

There are many different referencing manager products on the market and it can be difficult to choose. To help you decide please see our Bibliographic Managers Comparison Guide.

Two of the most popular are:



If you are an individual who is eligible for an NHS Scotland OpenAthens account then you can get free access to RefWorks-