3. Module: Reference management

In this module you will
  • Learn to save and manage references with RefWorks 3.
  • Add citations to texts and create bibliographies.
  • Get insight of Mendeley reference management tool.
To complete this module
  1. Register yourself to this module in WebOodi (select one contact teaching session).
  2. Read all the study material and watch all the linked videos.
  3. Complete the steps 1-5 from the module assignment before the contact teaching session. You find the assignment in Moodle (see Module 3).
  4. Participate in contact teaching session and complete the steps 6-8 from the module assignment.
  5. Upload the completed assignment to Moodle (see Module 3).

NB: This module involves compulsory contact teaching (3 h).


Modern reference management tool offers several advantages. It helps you in building and maintaining your personal database of all literature you need in your research work. You can easily import search results from many different databases into your own database. Importantly, reference management tool streamlines your writing process. The tool allows you to insert citations in a manuscript while you are preparing it. When the manuscript is finished, you can print it out with citations and a bibliography in a style of your choice.

(12/2019 KH)