Study and research tools


Library recommends


BrowZine is an exciting service that lets you explore, read and follow the best academic journals. Use it on your computer or download the app for your phone or tablet. You'll never run out of good stuff to read.
Campus + remote access

Cabells Journal Blacklist

Cabells Journal Blacklist is a directory of approximately 13.000 journals without qualified peer review - also known as "predatory journals".
Campus + remote access


Mendeley is a reference management tool that allows you to create a personal library of the literature that you use and create in-text citations and bibliographies on the fly.
Free access


Qualtrics is a professional tool for conducting surveys; it can help you collect, analyze, and present quantitative data.
Campus + remote access

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Citavi is a reference management software of high complexity compared to similar tools. Citavi is an interesting alternative for people who love structure and systematics.


Database of more than 24 million images, illustrations, and videos. CBS students and staff may download up to 30 images each per month for educational use. To download images, you need to create an account with Colourbox. Use the license keys on or CBSshare.
Campus + remote access

Essential Science Indicator (ESI)

Analytical tool for measuring and comparing the impact/performance of individuals, institutions (i.e. universities), countries, and journals across 22 scientific fields.
Campus + remote access


NVivo helps you analyse qualitative data using a range of search and visualisation tools.


Who cites whom? Identify connections in English-language scholarly literature based on references and citations. The database has a slight European bias.
Campus + remote access


A free reference management tool that makes collecting, organizing, and sharing of references easy. Optimized for Mozilla Firefox.
Free access