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EDU 5100 and EDU 6245: Intro to Grad. Education and Research: Citing Sources

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For more information, see the Library's

Citing Sources guide

Citation Managers

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Zotero is a free, "powerful, easy-to-use research tool that helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources and then share the results of your research."  Zotero works within your browser and is excellent for extensive projects or managing multiple research topics.

Zotero documentation

Zotero Quick Start Guide

Zotero Reference Manager from Ithaca College Library

EndNote Web is another free online tool. Very helpful documentation is available.  Can include attached documents. Can export to other citation managers. Can export directly from VSC Online Catalog to EndNoteWeb.  Can export directly from EBSCO databases, for others: generate an .ris file.

Guides to APA Style

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Online Guides:

Research tool


PowerNotes is a Chrome extension that allows you to collect quotes from online resources, annotate them, organize an outline, and generate the outline as the skeleton of your paper.