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Advance Your Research: Citation Management Tools

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Description

VCU users of RefWorks will need to change the platform they use for citation management this year. In addition to one-on-one consultations with librarians, VCU Libraries offfers a group of convenient webinars in spring 2018 to help with this transition. Details.

The series is free and open to all, but please register for the session you plan on attending. For special accommodations, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593 at least two days prior to the event.

Schedule and Registration

Jan. 25
noon–1 p.m.
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Goodbye RefWorks: Exploring Other Citation Manangement Tools
Webinar
Beginning Aug. 31, 2018, VCU Libraries will no longer support the RefWorks platform. This online workshop will help you discover new citation management options and determine which one will best suit your research and documentation needs. This session will provide a brief overview of tools including Mendeley, Zotero, and EndNote, and highlight the key features of each, including how to transfer your files from RefWorks and download new citations from databases and the Web. Presented by a librarian from Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
Feb. 11
7:30–8:30 p.m.
Register
Mendeley for Nurses
Webinar
Mendeley helps users manage, share, annotate and cite their citation collections. Citation collections can be stored in the cloud and used across various devices or platforms. In this workshop participants will learn to create a Mendeley account, import citations and PDFs from various databases, organize citation collections, manage groups and much more. Presented by a librarian from Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
Feb. 12
noon–1 p.m.
Register
Getting Started with Mendeley
Webinar
Mendeley helps users manage, share, annotate and cite their citation collections. Citation collections can be stored in the cloud and used across various devices or platforms. In this workshop participants will learn to create a Mendeley account, import citations and PDFs from various databases, organize citation collections, manage groups and much more. Presented by a librarian from Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
Feb. 13
7:30–8:30 p.m.
Register
Mendeley for Nurses
Webinar
Mendeley helps users manage, share, annotate, and cite their citation collections. Citation collections can be stored in the cloud and used across various devices or platforms. In this workshop participants will learn to create a Mendeley account, import citations and PDFs from various databases, organize citation collections, manage groups, and much more. Presented by a librarian from Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
March 14
2–3 p.m

Getting Started with Zotero
Webinar
Zotero is a tool that helps users manage their citation collections. In this workshop participants will learn to how create a Zotero account, import citations and PDFs from various platforms, organize citation collections, generate in-text citations and bibliographies using Zotero’s Microsoft Word Plugin, and much more. Presented by a librarian from Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
March 21
noon–1 p.m

Getting Started with Mendeley
Webinar
Mendeley is a tool that helps users manage, share, annotate, and cite their citation collections. Citation collections can be stored in the cloud and used across various devices or platforms. In this workshop participants will learn to create a Mendeley account, import citations and PDFs from various databases, organize citation collections, manage groups, and much more. Presented by a librarian from Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
April 3
1–2 p.m

Getting Started with Mendeley
Webinar
Mendeley is a tool that helps users manage, share, annotate, and cite their citation collections. Citation collections can be stored in the cloud and used across various devices or platforms. In this workshop participants will learn to create a Mendeley account, import citations and PDFs from various databases, organize citation collections, manage groups, and much more. Presented by a librarian from Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
April 10
2–3 p.m

Goodbye RefWorks
Webinar
Beginning Aug. 31, 2018, VCU Libraries will no longer support the RefWorks platform. This online workshop will help you discover new citation management options and determine which one will best suit your research and documentation needs. This session will provide a brief overview of tools including Mendeley, Zotero, and EndNote, and highlight the key features of each, including how to transfer your files from RefWorks and download new citations from databases and the Web. Presented by a librarian from Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.

Image: Advance Your Research webinar sessions, by Emily Kundrot, original blue head illustration by Jeff Bland.

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James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
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509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
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