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Zotero, for your last minute citing needs

We know that this time of year, students are scrambling to finish up papers and projects. Often, people leave the citation to the last minute. If you need help citing your sources, consider using Zotero, a great citation management tool. Even though Zotero can do much more than just provide citations for sources – it actually walks you through your entire research process from beginning to end – you would do good to download a copy of the program and put it to use for your end of semester projects. There are no more Zotero workshops scheduled for this...
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Library 411

Zotero will make your life easier!

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool that will make your life a whole lot easier. Zotero is an add-on for the Firefox web browser that allows you to quickly collect, manage and cite your research resources. With one-click you can download citation information for books from BearCat, Amazon, or another library catalog, articles from a large number of the databases the Baylor Library subscribes to, like Jstor, Academic Search Complete, Science Direct or IEEE (for starters!). You can also collect citation information for newspapers, videos from YouTube, pictures from Flickr, or even archive web pages that you have found...
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Zotero adds PDF storage

Zotero, the free, open-source citation management software, which many of us are fans of at Baylor announced today that they have just added free online file storage of up to 100 megabytes, and the option to purchase even more storage (1 gig is $20/year, which is not bad). They still support WebDAV storage too, which means you can store the PDFs you have downloaded into your Zotero account in BearSpace (which is 1 gig of storage for free). For information about working with Zotero and for upcoming workshop dates, check out the Zotero research guide.