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New Grad Student Guide to the Library: Writing, citing & data analysis

Writing & Citing


  • Discussing a paper topic and developing a thesis statement:  

Subject librarians are available to help with this. The librarian for your graduate program are listed on the Home Page of this Guide.

  • Tools for managing your research and writing:

Zotero is one highly recommended software tool that helps you collect, organize, cite and share sources. Get started here. The library hosts two Zotero workshops in the fall semester. You will receive an email notification to register. Contact your subject librarian for other suggestions.

  • Getting general feedback on a draft of your paper: 

‚ÄčMake an appointment with a consultant in the Writing Center, located on the main level of the library. Select the “ESL/Graduate Student SCHED” when making an appointment. Writing Center promotes these online resources for quality composition