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Electronic tools can help find, organize, store, and cite resources Dropbox Evernote Google Tools/Advanced Searching Tips Google Scholar EndNote Easybib
Links to any other computer or device Syncs so any document change is instantly available Is collaborative or private Allows you to set up separate folders for organization Offers limited space for free use Offers more space with a subscription
Also offers cloud storage of documents, but links to sites, articles, etc. Allows different folders – intuitive about linking If you use IE, you can save only the URL With Google Chrome, you can save far more Helpful when citing: provides date of access
How does it work? Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
Search all scholarly literature from one convenient place Explore related works, citations, authors, and publications Locate the complete document through your library or on the web Keep up with recent developments in any area of research Check who's citing your publications, create a public author profile
Advanced search Cited by Related articles Versions Import to EndNote Cite Links to full-text
EndNote® is a citation manager or bibliographic management tool that is used to manage personal databases of citations from sources such as journals, books or web sites.
You can: Organize citations, notes, and documents. Create instant bibliographies in standard formats. Create personal citation database of articles on your topics. Format papers with in-text citations and bibliographies in standard formats.
Organize your research by creating Libraries (files) of citations with attached files Add citations manually or automatically Attach notes, documents and other related file attachments to your citations Create instant bibliographies Insert bibliographic references into Word documents Automatically change bibliographic style
EndNote X6 is available in most computer labs. Individual copies of the software can be downloaded from the IT Support Center EndNote page at: http://www.iup.edu/itsupportcenter/how to.aspx?id=14359. For assistance with downloading software, send a message to Ihelp at http://ihelp.iup.edu. http://www.iup.edu/itsupportcenter/how to.aspx?id=14359http://ihelp.iup.edu
EndNote allows you to create "libraries" or databases or folders containing informational materials including bibliographic information, your notes, and links to full-text and images
Follow these steps to configure Google Scholar to send references to EndNote: Go to the Google Scholar home page at http://scholar.google.com http://scholar.google.com Click on the "Settings" link. Under "Bibliography Manager" select the option "Show links to import citations into" and choose "EndNote" in the drop down box. Click on the "Save " button.
After performing a search on Google Scholar click on the "Import into EndNote" link for the reference you want to import. If you are presented with a window asking if you want to "Open" or "Save" the file, choose to open the file. A "Select a Reference Library" window will appear, use this window to select the EndNote library you want the reference imported into.
A complete manual is available with your download. Look under Programs/EndNote/EndNote Manual. Go to the EndNote web site at http://EndNote.com/support/ensupport.asp http://EndNote.com/support/ensupport.asp Go toYoutube.com do a search on EndNote X4 you will find tutorials. Contact Theresa McDevitt (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 724-357-4892 or Nancy Evans (email@example.com) firstname.lastname@example.org@iup.edu
Produces MLA citations for selected resources For APA or Chicago you have to subscribe www.easybib.com
At the EasyBib home page, just click on the tab to pick the type of source you are citing (book, journal article, web page). Type in the URL or title of your source. Easybib will search the web for matches. Choose the bibliographic item that you want. Review the information in these fields, and enter any additional information you need.
Easy to use Searches the web for sources Will prompt you when citation is incomplete (you left out the volume/issue numbers)
Only MLA style is available unless you pay for a subscription Many pop-up ads and other distractions in the free version Students sometimes use it and dont understand about citation and the elements of a citation.
BibMe http://www.bibme.org/http://www.bibme.org/ Zotero http://www.zotero.org/http://www.zotero.org/ Free download Works with Mozilla browser Found on computers in labs on campus Allows you to store documents, capture bibliographic materials, create and share bibliographies PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else.