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

Writing & Citing

  • Start with Zotero! 

Zotero is free software that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share sources. Get started here. 

  • 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.

  • Strategies and tools for managing your research and writing:

Contact your subject librarian, who can help you determine which of these tools will serve you best.  

  • 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 Buswell Library. Select the “ESL/Graduate Student SCHED” when making an appointment. Writing Center promotes these online resources for quality composition