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*Ecampus Library Services

Information about library services for students taking Ecampus courses and instructors teaching Ecampus courses.

Ecampus | Instructional Design | OER Librarian

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Stefanie Buck
Contact:
4th Floor, Valley Library
541.737.7273
Website Skype Contact: stefanie.buck001

Citation Management

As you research, you will want to keep track of all the information you are finding. One way to do this is to use a citation management program like Zotero or EndNote. Citation management programs let you store, retrieve and organize your citations. There are a couple of free programs you may wish to try out before committing to an expensive software purchase:

Keeping Up and Managing Your Research

Learn how to keep up with new information on your topic by:

  • setting up research alerts (journal table of contents and/or database search alerts)
  • setting up RSS feeds and feedreaders
  • reading or writing blogs

Tips and techniques are on the Keeping current with research guide.

Citations 101

Get a basic overview of where and when you need to cite and the different citation styles that are used in academic and scholarly writing. Citations 101 (link below) gives you a basic understanding of when and why you need to cite your sources.

If you don't know which style to use, make sure you ask your instructor. If your instructor leaves it up to you, choose the style with which you are most familiar.