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Keeping Current with Research: Getting Started

OSU Libraries Keeping Current tutorial pages for OSU faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduates.

Keeping Up and Managing Information

Carrying out research can be a daunting task.  Managing all of the information you find and keeping up with new research as it comes out can sometimes take more time than doing the research itself. 

The modules in this page will help you to manage your information better by:

  • showing you how to use citation management software such as EndNote or Zotero
  • demonstrating the use of social bookmarking and wikis as another way to manage your information individually or with a group. 

You can also learn how to keep up with information by:

Librarians regularly offer workshops on these topics as well.  Check here to see when these workshops are being offered.

Messy Desk

Ant, August 2005, flickr.com.