Comparison of Citation Management Software: Free Open Workshop

Learn about the basic features of common citation management tools and discover which one is most appropriate for your needs. Class will include brief demonstrations of 4 tools: RefWorks, EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero. The focus of the class is to compare and contrast these products, as well as provide resources for assisting with decision making in choosing a suitable tool. Advice on getting started with using a citation manager will be offered. This workshop is hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end.

Our next session is:

Monday, July 28, 1-2 pm

Location: Hardin Library EAST Information Commons classroom

Register or contact us to learn more at (319) 335-9151 or by emailing lib-hardin@uiowa.edu

[Image via georgetown.edu]

 

Transitioning from RefWorks to EndNote

As the University of Iowa moves to EndNote as its official citation management solution, we at Hardin are here to help with the transition from RefWorks (or any other tool). At this quick workshop, you will learn how to collect your citations and bibliographic data and import them into EndNote.

Our next sessions are:

Thursday, May 29 from 1:30-2 pm

Monday, June 2 from 10-10:30 am

Friday, June 13 from 12:30-1 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register here. Questions? Call (319) 335-9151 or email us at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu to learn more.

 

refworks-to-endnote

 

Get Organized

Are PDFs scattered all over your computer with names that you cannot pronounce? Want to create an organized, clearly named, and internet-accessible personal library? This hands-on session will show you how using free tools such as Mendeley and Dropbox as well as commercial tools such as EndNote and RefWorks. Attendees are encouraged to bring a selection of PDFs with them.

All Hardin Open Workshops are free for UI students and affiliates. There will be time for questions at the end.

Our next session is:

Thursday, March 6 from 3-4 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register here. To learn more, call us at (319) 335-9151 or email us at hardin-lib@uiowa.edu