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HON 300 - Honors Seminar: Research Tips

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Zotero Citation Manager

Zotero is a helpful citation and bibliography manager. It helps with:

  • Organizing your sources
  • Keeping track of sources
  • Creating references (a bibliography) for sources
  • Creating citations (in the text) of sources

Search Tips


Media AND bias

Narrows the search to entries containing both terms


Beer OR wine

Broadens the search to entries containing either term


Bat NOT baseball

Excludes entries containing the second term

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“social work”

Retrieves results containing the exact phrase in quotes



Wildcard: retrieves both globalization and globalisation



Truncation: Retrieves doctor, doctors, doctored

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