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AHS 271 - Research Methods

Cite your Sources!!

JAMA Quick Guide - University of Southern California Medical School

Finding a new style to use in Zotero

By default Zotero includes only a few styles.  Thousands more are available through the website.

Zotero style directory

Search to find a style, place your cursor over the link to see a preview.

Installing additional styles in Zotero

Click on the hyperlinked name on the web page to download the CSL (style) file. Make sure Zotero is open and then lick on the .csl file to install it.

You can also install a new style through Zotero. Open Zotero.  Got to Preferences --> Cite --> Styles --> Get additional styles...

Interlibrary Loan


A consortium of over 70 academic libraries in Illinois. Use it to request books.

Search I-Share

Learn how to create an account and place a request in this tutorial.

ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan)

Request resources from libraries around the world. Use it to request books, articles, videos, and DVDs

Request from ILLiad within a database such as MEDLINE or Academic Search Premier using the button

Additional Resources

Finding Information - Databases

Finding Information - Websites

PRISMA Guidelines