1/28 Workshop: Zotero Citation

Free workshop on Thursday, 1/28, from 5-6 pm, in the Innovative Learning Studio of Renne Library.

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension that enables you to collect, organize, retrieve and share your research sources.

Zotero even lets you store web-page snapshots, PDF files, images, links and has a plug-in for Microsoft Office Word and OpenOffice Writer so you can add in-text citations and create a bibliography with over 1,200 styles to choose from, including the most popular APA, MLA and Chicago.

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1/27 Workshop: Mendeley Citation Management

Free workshop on Wednesday, 1/27, from 5-6 pm, in the Innovative Learning Studio of Renne Library.

Come learn how to use Mendeley… a combination of a desktop application and a website which helps you manage, share and discover both content and contacts in research.

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Mendeley

1/27 Workshop: Excel Beyond the Basics

Free workshop Wednesday, 1/27, from 10-11 am in the Heathcote classroom of Renne Library.

Learn more advanced functions of Excel. Topics to cover: using formulas and functions, relative vs. absolute references, referencing cells in formulas, using auto-fill with references, inserting and formatting charts, plotting multiple series on a chart, and printing options.

Registration is recommended but not required. Walk-ins welcome as long as there is room.

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1/26 Workshop: EndNote Basics

Free workshop Tuesday, 1/26, from 5-6 pm in the Innovative Learning Studio of Renne Library.

EndNote, one of the most-used reference managers, is now available free for MSU users. Attend this workshop to see how EndNote X7 makes formatting citations and managing bibliographies easy! Learn to search, import records, add notes, find articles, manage PDFs, and format papers using any one of thousands of citation styles. This workshop covers the basics: how to install EndNote, collect and share references, and format the citations in you document.

Registration is recommended but not required. Walk-ins welcome as long as there is room. Bring your own laptop and install EndNote during the workshop or see the installation instructions to load it ahead of time. You can also use one of our laptops which have it pre-installed.

Related Guide: EndNote by Greg Notess

 

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EndNote

1/25 Workshop: Citation Tools Overview

Free workshop Monday, 1/25, from 5-6 pm in the Innovative Learning Studio of Renne Library.

How do you manage, organize, and cite all the articles you’ve read? Are there tools that can help you  and what to use when creating bibliographies and formatting research papers. This workshop offers an overview to popular tools and advice on which tool might work best for you.

Citation tools help you

  • Format citations
  • Create bibliographies
  • Import citations from databases & websites
  • Make notes when you read articles
  • Store & organize PDFs, screenshots, & other files for your research

Attend this workshop to help you decide which of the other Citation Week workshops to attend!

Registration is recommended but not required. Walk-ins welcome as long as there is room. Bring your own laptop or use on of ours during the workshop.

Related Guide: Citation Tools by Greg Notess

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1/20 Workshop: EndNote and Citation Tools Webinar

Free workshop Wednesday, 1/20, from 4-5 p.m. This workshop is being offered as an online webinar.

Explore what citation tools are available that can help you with your literature review and research writing. This online webinar will cover a range of tools and delve in more depth into EndNote, one of the most-used reference managers which is now available free for MSU users.

Please register so we can email the webinar link to you. You are well to install EndNote ahead of time using the installation instructions on the EndNote guide.

Related Guide: Citation Tools by Greg Notess.

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