Research Tools

Online Resources

The Library provides free access to electronic research resources and other learning tools. These resources cover a wide range of subject areas and cater to the information needs and diverse interests of the users from all age groups. For a full list, please visit the QNL Online Resources page.

Other Tools

Pivot - ProQuest  
Language: English

Pivot is an indispensable source of information on funding opportunities. The database provides access to a directory of sponsors, scholarships, fellowships, research assistantships and grant proposals. As this is a tool designed for use by users affiliated with academic institutions, it quickly and easily connects people with specific interests to funding opportunities in those areas. 

RefWorks - ProQuest  
Language: English

RefWorks is one of the leading citation tools. It allows you to create an account to save and organize your search and research materials in a specific citation style, such as the Modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA). The “Write-N-Cite” plug-in for Microsoft Office (available for Windows and Mac) enables you to cite your sources directly from your paper without switching to another application. By using the “RefGrab-it” tool, you can cite any online source by importing it to their RefWorks account. It is as simple as importing the source with one click in your internet browser. 

EndNote Online - Clarivate Analytics  
Language: English

EndNote Online is a web-based reference management software and is free to anyone who registers for an account on its platform. This tool allows users to create a personalized online library with 21 free citation styles, a maximum of 50,000 references, and up to 2 gigabytes of attachments.