Research guide for Conservation

This guide is meant to help you in your search for information about conservation. Here you will find tips and tools that might be useful when you are searching for, evaluating or using different types of sources. Some resources are freely available, while others are available through Uppsala University’s subscription.

Are you stuck in your search process? The guide Searching and writing describes what steps you can take. You can also book an appointment with a librarian to get individual support on moving forward.

Use the Citation guide to assist you while citing the material you have found. There you will find examples showing you how to cite sources according to different reference styles as well as guides for how to use the reference management software EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero.

If you are looking for tools to organize, analyze or visualize your research data, you can find guidance in Data processing and analysis

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Citations in text and bibliographies

In several library catalogues and databases you can get help with citing the references that you have found. You can also have a look at these guides for help with some common format styles:

Harvard Referencing Guide for Visual Material

Reference management software

There are several citation management tools that help you save references from databases and catalogues. With a plugin in your word processor, you can easily cite the references in your text and the program creates a reference list in the format style you choose. A few examples of these tools are: