Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool for Your Users
2:00pm - 3:00pm
About this Session:
Citation management software helps keep references organized, allows the removal of duplicates when importing references from a number of databases, and can help build bibliographies. In academic and hospital libraries, students, faculty, and researchers often ask questions regarding the latest software to manage their large knowledge synthesis projects. This session will provide participants with basic knowledge of such tools as Zotero, Mendeley, RefWorks, and Endnote.
-Participants will learn basic knowledge about different citation management software tools
-Participants will be able to recommend one tool over the other for their specific user groups
-Participants will be able to export results from databases into these tools
About the Presenters:
Stephanie Sanger is a librarian at the Health Sciences Library at McMaster University. She currently provides education and research support to clinical faculty located at our affiliated hospitals and education sites. She has a particular interest in educating students and researchers in citation management because as a student herself, she struggled with managing her citations.
Laura Bredahl is the Optometry, Vision Sciences and Biology Librarian at University of Waterloo. Embedded within the Witer Learning Resources Centre, School of Optometry and Vision Science, she provides curriculum and research support through instruction, reference services and collection management to the Doctor of Optometry program and Vision Science graduate program.