The amount of scholarly information currently available for academic research warrants the use of bibliographic software
to streamline its use and management.
She explains how to identify online bibliographic and article databases; determine how to search for literature; use Boolean operators; identify and deal with unpublished studies; organize the literature using bibliographic software
; set inclusion and exclusion criteria; justify a method for identifying and reviewing only the highest quality literature; prepare a structured abstraction form; create evidence tables; ensure and measure the reliability and validity of the review; synthesize and report results; conduct and evaluate descriptive literature reviews; and understand and evaluate meta-analytic research.
Second, scientific authors routinely use bibliographic software
to assist them in the writing and citation process .
They will be responsible for training other library and information science students on ProQuest resources such as ABI/INFORM, CSA Illumina databases, and RefWorks bibliographic software
Among the specific aspects she addresses are identifying valid online bibliographic and article databases, using Boolean operators to refine a search, organizing the research literature by using bibliographic software
, preparing a structured abstraction form, synthesizing and reporting results as part of proposals and papers or as a stand-alone report, evaluating qualitative research studies, and understanding and evaluating meta-analysis research.
University students can now develop illustration lists using Picture Australia through the bibliographic software
Endnote X (http://www.endnote.com/enhome.asp) by downloading the connection file via FTP from the Endnote web site (ftp://support.isiresearchsoft.com/pub/pc/connections/PictureAustralia.enz).
This will provide contributors with a familiar style and will also allow those individuals who use personal bibliographic software
to effortlessly format or reformat their references for submissions to the journal.
Combined with our bibliographic software
products, these complementary solutions promote productivity, allowing researchers to effectively analyze and manage large reference collections, and publish their papers.
Thomson ISI ResearchSoft has upgraded its Reference Manager bibliographic software
for streamlining the research, writing, and publishing of corporate, government, and academic literature.
At the other end of the spectrum, the potential use for downloading citations directly from a database to bibliographic software
, such as ProCite or Endnote, was considered to be low, with 27 percent responding positively.
Reference Manager 9.0, from Research Information Systems, is a bibliographic software
that offers a built-in Internet reference searcher, a bibliography builder and a database manager.