Biomedical Science


Citation Managers

Sciwheel

F1000Workspace

Sciwheel formerly known as F1000Workspace
Cost: Free to us (UVA has a subscription to Sciwheel)
Platform: Web-based; mobile app
Strengths:
  • Unlimited online storage capacity
  • Unlimited number of shared projects with unlimited membership per project
  • Share Word documents with collaborators who can view, highlight, comment, and edit citations and bibliography
Weaknesses:
  • Limited function without internet access 
  • Mobile app has limited capability (can read citations but not edit) 

Getting Started with Sciwheel

If you would like to choose Sciwheel as your citation manager, access to Sciwheel is provided free to UVa Faculty, students and staff via the Library's subscription.

Getting Started with Sciwheel

  • Access the Sciwheel site
  • Click on Create Free Account Now and use your UVA email to sign up for an account
  • Once in Sciwheel, at the top, under Tools, you will see links to add:
    • Chrome or Firefox extension - this tool allows you to grab references from within your browser (e.g. while viewing PubMed results) 
    • Word plugin and desktop app
    • Google Docs add-on

You can also install the mobile app for Android and iPhone.

Using Sciwheel from off-Grounds

  • When using Sciwheel off Grounds, you can add UVA's proxy address into your settings to enable you to retrieve UVA full text subscriptions.

    1. Sign in to Sciwheel and click on your initials in the upper right, then click on Account

    2. Click on Proxy settings from the left menu  

    3. Under Proxy URL *, copy and paste this text: http://proxy01.its.virginia.edu/login?url=https://sciwheel.com/

    4. Click on Save

Sciwheel Tutorials and Support

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