Free classes in citation management tools available

January 23, 2012

Citation management tools can help students organize their research materials efficiently and save them time in the process. This semester the University Libraries are offering free introductory classes to three popular citation management tools: EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero. Registration is required as the classes fill up quickly. To register, go to and select the class you want to attend. All classes will be held in 315 Pattee Library, west.


Available classes are as follows:

Introduction to EndNote

EndNote can be used to search online bibliographic databases, organize references, images and PDFs in any language and create bibliographies and figure lists instantly.

-- 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26.
-- 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.
-- 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 28.



Introduction to Mendeley

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research library, collaborate with others online and discover other relevant papers based on what you are reading.

-- 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 15.



Introduction to Zotero

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension that helps you collect, manage, cite and share your research sources. It lives in the Web browser.

-- 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.
-- 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21.
-- 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10.




For more information, contact Library Learning Services, 814-865-9257.

Last Updated January 24, 2012