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Wed 30 Oct 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Venue: University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

Provided by: University Information Services


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Zotero: Introduction to a Reference Management Program (Self-paced)
BeginnersPrerequisites

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Description

This course is an introduction to reference management using the free, open-source program, Zotero. Zotero is a free program which allows you to collect and store references from online sources; add your own annotations and finally use your stored references to insert correct citations into a Word, Open Office, or LaTeX document.

Target audience
  • All current University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

Familiarity with the use of a web browser and either Word, Open Office or LaTeX

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 30 Oct   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site map Rosemary Rodd
Topics covered
  • Creating a research database of references
  • Adding citations to a document using your database of references
Format

Self-paced from detailed notes with advisor available to help with any problems and a brief introductory talk

Taught using

Zotero v. v5.0.55 on https://help.uis.cam.ac.uk/service/desktop-services/mcs/mcs-software/windows/mcs-windows-apps

Notes
  • Some optional sections available depending on your preferred word-processor package
Duration

One session of two hours

Frequency

Twice a year

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