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Resources and Access

Help with Referencing

EndNote EndNote manages references using bibliographic software. The program is free for Avondale University students.

Avondale Style Guide for APA Referencing with notes for using EndNote

Turabian Referencing
Avondale Style Guide for Turabian Referencing with notes for using EndNote

Institutional Repository

Avondale Research is an institutional repository of the research and scholarly output produced by Avondale staff and post-graduate students. It contributes to the growing international trend for open access to scholarly output and makes research literature freely available online.

Library Catalogue

PrimoSearch Use PrimoSearch to search the Avondale Library online catalogue or online databases or both.

Online Resources

Avondale databases – Provide access to a wide range of journal articles and databases

Google Scholar – Google Scholar is a free service for searching scholarly literature. It includes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports

SAGE Research Methods – Sage Research Methods is an excellent tool for planning your research strategy. In particular, you may find the Sage Research Methods Project Planner useful. This is a tool that guides you step-by-step through the whole research project, starting with the philosophy of research, defining a topic, and reviewing the literature, right through to disseminating your final report and publications.

ResearchGate – Research Gate is a social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators. The site has been described as a mash-up of “Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn” that includes “profile pages, comments, groups, job listings, and ‘like’ and ‘follow’ buttons”. Members are encouraged to share raw data and failed experiment results as well as successes, in order to avoid repeating their peers’ scientific research mistakes.

Academia – is another site to share and follow research with other researchers.

Theses and Dissertations

Thesis template for PHD students

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