ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized. Find out more
Researching in the Sciences (videos)
Author's Guide for submitting an article to the ACS journal Analytical Chemistry
MLA Formatting and Style Guide (online)
The Carolina Digital Repository (CDR) provides long-term access and safekeeping for scholarly works, datasets, research materials, records, and audiovisual materials produced by the UNC-Chapel Hill community. The CDR currently supports:
If you are interested in depositing materials in the CDR, email firstname.lastname@example.org and the repository staff will contact you with further detail.
Mendeley is a free reference management system that allows you to collect, manage, cite, create groups, and share research. You can add documents to your research library, make annotations to PDFs and later, using the included add-on, cite the references while writing. Online storage allows you to automatically back up and synchronize your library across desktop, web and mobile versions. Mendeley works with Microsoft Word and insert citations into research papers and create bibliographies from the citations.
Download and add the Web Importer bookmarklet.
Here are a few more ways to add references to Mendeley.
Saving your Mendeley Library online allows you to access your citations from anywhere.
Use tags and folders to keep your library organized. Papers can have multiple tags and be in multiple folders.
To find your papers later:
Organize your document files
Mendeley can automatically rename your PDFs and organize them into folders. Enable this feature in the Desktop settings, or rename individual files.
To install the Mendeley Plugin you need to first close Word and then on Mendeley Desktop go to Tools > Install MS Word Plugin.
Mendeley will appear in MS Word References tab.
For instructions and screenshots, see the Mendeley Library Guide.
Journal Abbreviations for specific citation styles can be found under the "View - Citation Style" menu of your Mendeley desktop toolbar.