The library regularly holds workshops on topics that may be useful to you as a graduate student. You can check our Library Events Calendar for upcoming events!
For more information on the research process you can check out some of our other LibGuides. You can also view out the full list of research guides here. These guides include general guides to help familiarize yourself with certain subjects, and more specific guides oriented towards specific research areas and classes, including classes at the graduate level. These are some good guides to start with:
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For further information visit our Research Support page.
Citation managers are a great tool to help you manage and organize your research as you work through your graduate studies. Citation managers like Zotero and Mendeley can be a great way to store different articles and your notes on them, organize your citations, and integrate your citations into a Word document.
If you are looking for additional information on how to incorporate citation managers into your work, you can check our Library Events Calendar for upcoming citation management tools workshops, or explore the resources below.
Zotero is a free, open source software developed to help manage sources and citations. By using Zotero you can:
Zotero has their own guide on how to use the tool and a number of video tutorials through their site.
Mendeley is a free reference manager for helping you organize your research articles and materials. You can access Mendeley from an online digital library on any computer, and from a desktop manager. It can be used to: