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Bibliographic Management Tools

RefWorks is a web-based bibliography manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases and other various sources. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.

All students, academic or administrative staff from MPI may sign up an individual account with their MPI email address to access to the RefWorks.

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You are also able to manage your own bibliographic database via the following free online resources:

Reference Managers

Citation Tools

Reference Sites

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Citation Index & Journal Rankings

Scopus is a multi-disciplinary, bibliographic database that indexes the content of over 19,500 peer-reviewed journals from more than 5,000 publishers, 46 million abstracts, 500million quality web pages, and 21 million patent records. Subject coverage includes life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences, engineering, and social sciences. The database also provides references cited for articles published after 1996.

List of Active Journal Titles from Cross-Strait and Hong Kong included in Scopus (Internal Use Only)

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Web of Science Core Collection is the world's most trusted citation index for scientific and scholarly research. It is a curated collection of over 20,000 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide (including Open Access journals) in over 250 science, social sciences, and humanities disciplines.


Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) database (former name ISI Proceedings) is part of the Web of Science, it helps researchers access the published literature from significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide. This resource lets you use cited reference searching to track emerging ideas and new research beyond what is covered in the journal literature.

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InCites Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is a comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries.

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Ei Compendex is the broadest and most complete engineering literature database available in the world with over 20 million indexed records from 77 countries across 190 engineering disciplines. Every record is carefully selected and indexed using the Engineering Index Thesaurus so engineers can be confident information is relevant, complete, accurate and of high quality.

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台灣引文資料庫(Taiwan Academic Citation Index, TACI)基於台灣所出版的期刊建置而成,完整涵蓋各領域,提供完善分析及簡易搜尋界面為目標。現已收錄500多種期刊,以2000年後出版的文獻為主並逐漸回溯,共15萬多筆文獻,近400萬筆的引文資料。

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Researcher Identifiers & Profiles

ORCID is part of the wider digital infrastructure needed for researchers to share information on a global scale. We enable transparent and trustworthy connections between researchers, their contributions, and affiliations by providing an identifier for individuals to use with their name as they engage in research, scholarship, and innovation activities.

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Publons allows researchers to track, verify and showcase their peer review and editorial contributions for academic journals. Publons provides verified credit for peer review without compromising your anonymity or violating journal policies.

Publons have partnered with ORCID so that you can export your verified review history from Publons to your ORCID profile. Linking your Publons account to your ORCID profile is essential if you are an active peer reviewer.

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