Fall 2016 reference management workshops

Reference management tools are a new addition to our list of supported technologies, and we’re happy to offer several workshops on them this semester. Registration is not required.

Reference or citation management tools can help you organize and cite your sources and automatically generate in-text citations and bibliographies. RefWorks and EndNote are paid tools available at no cost to UA students, faculty, and staff. Popular free tools include Mendeley and Zotero.

This short video from Western Libraries highlights some of the features shared by most reference management tools.

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Fall 2016 Microsoft Word workshops

Focus on research and writing, not fixing formatting problems: academic paper formatting is the focus of this semester’s Microsoft Word workshops. Registration is not required.

Part of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, Microsoft Word is a popular word processing program used to compose, edit, format, and print documents. It is available on computers throughout the University Libraries and provided free of charge for home use to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff.

This brief video from GCFLearnFree.org shows the Word 2016 interface and some of the program’s basic features. You can learn more about Word on the Microsoft Office website.

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