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Chem 732 - Advances in Macromolecular Structure and Function

Advances in Macromolecular Structure and Function

Do you have your ORCID?

Obtain an ORCID iD & link it to UNC

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

Resources on Funding and Grant Writing

Writing and Citing

UNC Writing Center


  • How to write an outline (video)

  • Why and how to create an outline (Purdue OWL)


Researching in the Sciences (videos)

Author's Guide for submitting an article to the ACS journal Analytical Chemistry

MLA Formatting and Style Guide (online)

Find Articles

Instructions on combining reference sets in SciFinder

Guide to MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)

Data Sources

Carolina Digital Repository (CDR)

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:

  • Relationships with other repositories.  UNC has built a relationship with BioMed Central to automatically ingest content authored by UNC researchers who only have to deposit their works once.
  • Embargo.  The CDR supports the attachment of an embargo with any future date to a work.  Visitors can see that the document exists but cannot download it until the embargo has passed.
  • Preservation.  The CDR creates multiple copies of an object and monitors them over time to ensure long-term health.
  • Indexing/discovery.  The CDR promotes discovery of works both within the software and via external indexing sites such as Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

If you are interested in depositing materials in the CDR, email and the repository staff will contact you with further detail. 

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Mendeley Reference Manager

Mendeley is a free reference management system that allows you to collect, manage, cite, create groups, and share research.  Mendeley works with Microsoft Word and inserts citations into research papers and creates bibliographies from the citations.

Adding References

Download and add the Web Importer bookmarklet.

  1. Save the bookmarklet following the instructions per your web browser
  2. Find an article in one of the databases
  3. Click the Mendeley bookmarklet
  4. Review the metadata details and "save"

Here are a few more ways to add references to Mendeley.

Syncing with Mendeley Online

Saving your Mendeley Library online allows you to access your citations from anywhere.

  • Go to the Mendeley website and sign in to your account
  • Open up your Mendeley Desktop
  • Choose "Sync Files" in your Desktop toolbar
  • Your desktop and your online libraries are now synced, remember to continue to sync the libraries every time you make changes. Syncing is not automatic.

Cite in MS Word

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.

More Help

Search FAQ's on Mendeley's support site.

Visit Mendeley's Help Guides

For a more in-depth look at Mendeley's features, check out our Mendeley Library Guide.

Mendeley Citation Editor Instructions

Find and Edit CSL Styles

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