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Student Research Guide

Senior Library Privileges

Students working on a thesis project are assigned a Subject librarian for the duration of the research project and are entitled to the following library privileges:

  • Provide one-on-one research consultations
  • Arrange for longer loan periods for GUQ materials
  • Help identify primary source materials
  • Borrow materials from other libraries, historical societies, etc.
  • Advise on resource tracking and citation management
  • Purchase additional materials that you identify as relevant to your research, see full policy

Consultations

Depending on your subject area, contact your Subject librarian to help you with your research work:

Which Tools Should I Use?

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

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