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GU-Q: HIST-123: History of China II

Tip: Writing

Book an appointment with the Writing Center to help you with formulating your research question, citing, and improving your writing.

Which Tools Should I Use?

Watch the following short tutorials to learn how to install and use Zotero:

When you install Zotero on your computer, Google Docs and Microsoft Word integration is automatic. You only need to sync it to your account.

To create an account in RefWorks, make sure you click on the "Create account" link at the bottom:

Watch the following videos to learn how to use RefWorks effectively:

  RefWorks Zotero

Grab citations

Yes, with "Save to RefWorks" plugin.

Compatible with Primo discovery service.

Compatible with Google Scholar.

Yes, with "Save to Zotero" plugin.

Compatible with Primo discovery service.

Compatible with Google Scholar.

Cloud Space Unlimited

300 MB online

Desktop: depending on your computer's hard drive.

Subscription Model Library subscription Free
Cite in text editor Yes, Microsoft Word, Google Docs. Yes, Microsoft Word, Google Docs, LibreOffice.

Citing Chinese Materials

Easy Citations

You can easily gather citations from library sources: when you find the materials you need, just copy the citations in the style you need it!

Always be careful with formatted citations! You will need to check and manually correct them if they contain mistakes before you include them in your work.

Easy Citations

screenshot of the feature for producing citations in HoyaSearch

HoyaSearch Citations

In HoyaSearch, scroll down to the Export section of the source you will be using, click on the Citations button and copy the citation in the style you need.

Screenshot of the Scholar Citations feature

Scholar Citations

In Google Scholar, click on the Quotation button underneath a source and copy paste the citation in the style you need.