Research Tools

TurnitinEndNoteUTM ExpertsDropboxGoogle Scholar
What is Turnitin?
How does Turnitin work?
As a student, how can I register to Turnitin?
What is Class ID and Class Enrollment Key? Where can I get them?
Can I get the Class ID and Enrollment Key from the Library?
How to submit a paper to check for originality?
My originality report shows a very high percentage as it detects my previous submission. What should I do?


EndNote is a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles.

To download the application, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Login using your ACID username and password.
  3. Click on ‘Software Centre’
  4. Select the preferred version to download. The latest is Endnote X8
  5. Copy the ‘Product Key’
  6. Click on Tab -> Download Link
  7. Choose file type -> Windows or Mac
  8. Proceed with installation as you normally would. Insert the ‘Product Key’ when being prompted.

**Please ensure, to set your browser to ‘Enable Pop-Up’ before installing Endnote.

To request for a training session (EndNote for Beginners),
please contact the Librarians in charge:
Ms. Siti Nisrin Mohd Anis
email: | tel: 07 5531140

UTM Experts (SciVal Experts) is an UTM expertise profiling and research networking tool that helps  Researchers, Students,   Administrators, Managers and Senior leadership identify experts and enable collaboration within their  institution  and across organizations


Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc. Dropbox allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder (with the same contents) regardless of which computer is used to view it. Files placed in this folder also are accessible through a website and mobile phone applications.

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online journals of Europe and America’s largest scholarly publishers, plus scholarly books and other non-peer reviewed journals. It is similar in function to the freely available CiteSeerX and getCITED. It is also similar to the subscription-based tools, Elsevier’s Scopus and Thomson ISI‘s Web of Science