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Referencing tools

These referencing tools will help you format your references correctly and/or keep them organised so you can easily incorporate them in your assignments and dissertations.

UWE Bristol Harvard reference builder

Easy to use online tool that builds references for the two most common formats: books and journal articles.


RefWorks is an online service that allows you to store and format references. You can export to RefWorks from the library search and most databases. References can then be formatted in any of the UWE Bristol referencing styles and incorporated into Word documents.


Mendeley is a free reference manager tool that can help you to manage and organise your research and collaborate with others online. It enables you to import citations and research papers from online databases, and it can generate bibliographies.

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