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Zotero Class
Posted On: Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 09:32 by Beverly Murphy

Zotero helps you insert references into your text as well as create a reference list at the end of your paper in a variety of styles. Working together with Microsoft Word, this open program is free up to 300 MB of storage.

This class will show you the basics of getting started in Zotero including adding references to your Zotero library, creating folders, working with groups, and using it with Word to cite your sources as you write. Tue. Feb. 7; 4-5p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

Please Note: It is recommended that you download Zotero…

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Tags: zotero, citation management

Citation Management Tools - Alternatives to EndNote
Posted On: Sunday, November 21, 2021 - 13:21 by Steph Hendren

Many are familiar with EndNote as a helpful citation management tool that assists with collecting, saving, and citing papers. But sometimes EndNote can feel somewhat cumbersome to use. If you are on the market for a new citation manager, you might want to try out these other options.

Zotero is a freely available tool that offers desktop and Web versions and works well with both Windows and Mac. It is easy to use and makes collaborative projects relatively simple via Google Docs. If you run out of free storage, additional inexpensive storage space is available for purchase.

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Categories: Explore Tools

Tags: endnote, mendeley, zotero, sciwheel, refworks, citation management

Reference Management Tools Save Time!
Posted On: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 22:47 by Jamie Conklin

"I wish I'd known about this sooner!" is what people often say when they encounter EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, or any other reference management tool.

Discover the wonders of easily storing, organizing, and citing your references by:

• Using this handy chart to decide which reference management tool best fits your needs
• Getting started with EndNote step-by-step
• Getting started with Zotero step-by-step

If you already use EndNote, read our…

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Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: endnote, zotero, mendeley

Are You Still Doing Your References By Hand?
Posted On: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:09 by Leila Ledbetter

Stop typing out those references!  Quit looking up where the commas are supposed to go in APA or AMA or whatever style you need to use. Avoid making piles of articles on your desktop. You should be using a reference management tool!

Reference management software can help you collect and organize your references (journal articles, books, Websites, videos, etc.), and then generate citations and bibliographies for your papers, scholarly articles, and any other publications.

There are a lot of different reference management programs that can help you gather PDFs and format your reference lists.  EndNote, RefWorks,…

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Categories: Resource Updates

Tags: endnote, refworks, zotero

Zotero
Posted On: Monday, July 22, 2013 - 08:19 by Adrianne Leonardelli

Zotero (zoh-TAIR-oh) is a free citation management tool that conveniently “lives in” your Web browser, where you do the majority of your work and research. Most commonly, Zotero works as an add-on for the Firefox browser. However, there is a Zotero standalone version that is compatible with Safari and Chrome.

Zotero is easy to use and has many of the same, as well as some unique, features as EndNote and RefWorks.  With Zotero, you can:

  • Organize & manage references into searchable collections
  • Insert citations as you write using the Zotero word-processing plug-in
  • Create formatted bibliographies in many different styles
  • Attach PDFs, notes and images to references
  • Easily add citations directly from databases and…
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Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates

Tags: zotero, citation management, endnote, refworks