Referencing: Choosing and using software

24 May
14:00-17:00

Formatting your in text citations, footnotes and bibliography correctly for your thesis or publication is a chore. Reference management software makes it easier and saves you time. This introductory session gives an overview of how reference management works, explores the pros and cons of a wide range of software packages and gives you the opportunity to try out five different packages (RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley and Papers) so that you can work out which one is best for you.
Objectives:
•    Understand how reference management software works and what it does
•    Understand the pros and cons of a range of reference management packages
•    Add, edit and organise references using a number of different tools
•    Add citations to documents and create bibliographies using a number of different tools
•    Make an informed decision about which reference management package works best for you

Intended Audience
Doctoral Students
Year 1 DPhil
Year 2 DPhil
Year 3+ DPhil
Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
Established Academics & Researchers
Location

IT Services
13 Banbury Road,
Oxford,
OX2 6NN