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Research - Infos, Tips and Links

Scientific work

The guidelines for citation and structure of your work (BA/MA thesis) are specific to your study program. You can find the guidelines provided in moodle.

Research

How to use the library search engine and library services effectively

An overview on our licenced databases

Use the inter library loan if you need media that is not available at FH Upper Austria libraries.
Start here: Search engine of the Austrian library network
More search engines:
KVK Catalog a world-wide library catalog
WorldCat (Focus on US libraries)

Use the library research classes to learn more. Ask for individual dates/small group dates any time!
 

Reference management, knowledge management and other helpful programs

Citavi

Citavi is a literature reference management database that helps you stay organized and quickly cite your needed literature.'
FH Upper Austria students can download the licensed program.
Choose: "W" -> Wels -> Fachhochschule Oberösterreich and click:  "Ich bin StudentIn" 
How to use Citavi: Video Tutorials

Transcription Feature in Microsoft Word

Check out other helpful open access databases, tools and sites on our database site (scroll to bottom).


Journal Ratings:

Plagiarism Scan:
You can find many scan softwares online (partly free or for a fee).
Here are a few examples:

PlagScan 

Prepostseo 

Plagaware

Scribbr
 

Bookbinders (for your BA/MA theses)
We recommend the following bookbinders:

Bindewerk Eichenauer (Steyr)
Buchbinderei Strandl (Linz)