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Writing Resources/Tools

Literature Review

English Grammar / Spelling Check  (For university users only-on Subscription)

  Guidelines to set up access

Referencing Tools


  ENDNOTE  (Thomson Reuters)


Helps creating and formatting bibliographies, finding full text articles, and searching for previously saved notes and references.

To create and access the EndNote Library, it needs registration and sign in to maintain personal EndNote.

  (Free Tool)

Mendeley is free tool powered by Elsevier.

Writing Resources & Citation Styles

The following styles are popular and primarily available on subscription, but they also contain free resources, examples, blogs and  tutorials. The  links are given to explore such resources.

  1. American Psychological Association (APA)   -     Click for The Basics of APA Style    (Source: http://www.apastyle.org/about-apa-style.aspx )

  2. Chicago Style -  Click for Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide

  3. Modern Language Association (MLA) - Click for  The MLA Style Center (Modern Language Association  is the authorized Web site about MLA style. This free, evolving resource is designed as a companion to the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook.

  4. IEEE Style Manual - Download PDF of Manual (Website Source: https://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/journmag/IEEE_style_manual.pdf)

  5. American Anthropological Association (AAA)  AAA style (for all publications) follows the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition, particularly in regard to reference citations

  6. Society for American Archaeology  - Download PDF Manual (Website Source  - http://www.saa.org/Portals/0/SAA/Publications/StyleGuide/StyleGuide_Final_813.pdf)

  7. American Medical Association (AMA) - The tips for AMA's frequently requested information

  8. American Sociological Association (ASA) - Click for Quick Tips.  * Trinity University Description.  *  Purdue University Description

Research Gateways

(Researchers Networks - Authoring and Collaboration Tools)

  University of Hyderabad (Free Tool)

Authors/Researchers can register to Academia Edu under Institution, to share their research, monitor deep analytics around the impact of their research, and track the research of academics


RESEARCHGATE  University of Hyderabad (Free Tool)

Authors/Researchers can register to researchgate  under Institution, to share their research, monitor deep analytics around the impact of their research, and track the research of academics.

Click to view the updated information

Dynamic links pertaining to University of Hyderabad members, recent publications etc can be viewed here.


ORCID for Individual Researchers (Free Tool)


  ResearcherID  (Thomson Reuters)