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Organize Your Research

Explore the tools available to help you keep your sources organized and easily retrievable. Be on the look out for library workshops offered throughout the semester to show you how to get started using these tools!

Zotero

  • Free, open-source
  • Workshops available through MSMU Libraries
  • Download software on your own device and sync with web Zotero
  • Chrome and Firefox browser plug-ins (Zotero Connector)
  • Other plugins available as well
  • Fast and easy to learn
  • Organize records and citations for articles and books with folders
  • Store PDFs
  • Highlight text and take notes
  • Tag records
  • MS Word plug-in available

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Ref Works

  • Free to current MSMU students, faculty, and staff
  • Login from anywhere via the internet
  • Organize records and citations for articles and books with folders
  • Save and share citations
  • Work collaboratively
  • Store PDFs
  • Download optional add-ons:
    • Write-n-Cite (MS Word plug-in) for automatically creating footnotes
    • RefGrab-It for capturing and citing web pages

RefWorks Login