Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
  • Library AND Information Service

Research Process: Managing references

This guide gives a full overview of all the aspects of the research process and where to get assistance.

Managing references

Van Dyk, T. & Coetzee, M. 2010. Making sense of referencing. Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University Language Centre. Available: [2020, April 7].



For comprehensive guidance on Stellenbosch University's Referencing Guidelines, please visit this library guide:

Mendeley is a reference management tool that enables you to manage citations and PDFs using a desktop client or through your account on Mendeley web. Mendeley also includes plug-ins for Word or OpenOffice, so you can easily create citations and/or bibliographies as you write. It also allows you to organise your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.


Thu, 20 February (14:00-16:00)
Thu, 19 March (11:00-13:00)
Thu, 23 April (14:00-16:00)
Thu,7 May (11:00-13:00)
Wed, 26​ August (14:00-16:00)
Thu, 17 Sep (11:00-13:00)