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GPLL243 - Intro to Reference Management Tools: Choosing & Using

Learn about several applications that will help you manage your research documents, cite references, prepare bibliographies, and collaborate with other people doing research together. Examples of reference management applications include Zotero, Mendeley, and RefWorks among others. How can you choose the right one to support your needs? This workshop will address some techniques for using different reference management applications and help you understand key differences in the way each tool can make your research and writing processes easier.

Participants must bring their own laptops. Before the workshop, they are encouraged to install the current versions of Zotero and Mendeley desktop applications, browser extensions, and word processor plugins on their laptops.

The applications are free to download from the following links (they work on Linux, Mac, and Windows operating systems).

Learning Objectives

1. Know the strengths and weaknesses of reference management applications
2. Understand the basics of how to use several reference management tools
3. Gain a sense of different techniques for collaborating on finding, organizing, and using documents

Leaders Information

This workshop will be led by Joshua Chalifour. Joshua Chalifour is Concordia’s Digital Services & Engineering Librarian.


Section 1
October 25, 2018, 09:30 - 11:30, Thu

Disclaimer: Available spots is an estimation.
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