Research Tools

  With the presence of huge printed collections and online resources, UP Manila also subscribe to a variety of online research tools which caters avast volume of well managed knowledge and researches with appropriate citations and references. The Library is keeping its promise to provide lighter research experience. -- a sign of commitment in providing professional information service to our users. Select any of the links below to learn more about these online research tools.



          METHOD OF                  ACQUIRING ACCESS




InCites Benchmarking & Analytics is a customized, web-based research evaluation tool that can help you develop your research strategy. InCites B&A allows you to analyze institutional productivity, monitor collaboration activity, identify influential researchers, showcase strengths, and discover areas of opportunity.

Journal Citation Reports® offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data.

Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is an analytical tool that helps you quickly identify highly-cited research in your field.

[Subscription is until ​April 11, 2022​; Access: ​Access is within UP System ]



On-Campus: UP Manila Network           

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN)








Part of UP System’s subscription to ScienceDirect is Mendeley Institutional Edition (MIE).

On-Campus: UP Manila Network

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login credentials (Create an account)







SciVal offers quick, easy access to research performance of more than 19,400 research institutions and their associated researchers from 231 nations worldwide.

[Access is within UP System]



On-Campus: UP Manila Network

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login credentials (Create an account)








Scopus, launched in November 2004, is the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers, Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.

[Access is within UP System]



On-Campus: UP Manila Network; Login credentials

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN); Login credentials (Create an account)









Turnitin is a commercial, Internet-based plagiarism detection service launched in 1997. Universities and high schools typically buy licenses to use the software as a service (SaaS) website, which checks submitted documents against its database and the content of other websites with the aim of identifying plagiarism. Results can identify similarities with existing sources, and can also be used in formative assessment to help students learn to avoid plagiarism and improve their writing.


Service note: If you need assistance to run your paper on the system, please email your unit library or the main library -

[Access is within UP Manila only]



On-Campus: Login Credentials

Off-Campus: Login Credentials








Web of Science is a platform consisting of several literature search databases designed to support scientific and scholarly research. A platform providing access to multidisciplinary and regional citation indexes; specialist subject indexes; a patent family index; and an index to scientific data sets. 


The following products and years have been made available for searching:

  • KCI-Korean Journal Database: 1980-present
  • Russian Science Citation Index: 2005-present
  • SciELO Citation Index: 1997-present

Web of Science Core Collection:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded: 1975-present
  • Social Sciences Citation Index: 1975-present
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index: 1975-present
  • Book Citation Index
  • Science: 2005-present
  • Social Science & Humanities: 2005-present
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index™
  • Science: 1990-present
  • Social Science & Humanities: 1990-present
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index: 2005-present


WOS Access is for a maximum of 9999 simultaneous users.

Our subscription to Web of Science (WOS) comes with online access to EndNote®. Access to EndNote through Web of Science or directly at Web of Science and EndNote are fully integrated. This allows faculty, researchers, and students to seamlessly build, organize and manage reference collections. Easily create bibliographies and share research with colleagues. And, fully integrated means Web of Science references will automatically display their Times Cited Count and links to Related Records.

Users can also:

  • Search through PubMed, Library of Congress, and hundreds of other online resources
  • Import references and PDFs from online databases and personal folders
  • Store up to 50,000 references and 2GB of attachments
  • Create groups to organize and share your work with colleagues
  • Build bibliographies in Microsoft® Word


[Subscription is until ​April 11, 2022​;Access is within UP System ]



On-Campus: UP Manila Network 

Off-Campus: Virtual Private Network (VPN)