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 reference management packages and gives you the opportunity to try out five different packages so that you can work out which one is best for you. The packages included are RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley and ColWiz.
|Intended audience||Researchers and students, academics, university staff and anyone interested in managing research references|
|Prior knowledge||Basic familiarity with the internet/Windows applications|
|Resources||Brief notes are supplied at no charge|
|Software||Standard internet browser|
|Format||Presentation with practical exercises|
|Where next?||EndNote series of ITLP courses and RefWorks courses.|