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Here you will find various tutorials on how to use Journal Finder, Interlibrary loan and using and creating DUguides plus much more.
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Welcome to the tutorial section of DUguides. We are going to try and provide tutorials for just about everything you will need to complete your research!


Zotero - citations!

Photo by Karin DalzielWhat Zotero Does - see full tutorial

Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a Firefox addon that collects, manages, and cites research sources. It's easy to use, lives in your web browser where you do your work, and best of all it's free. Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies.

It automatically updates itself periodically to work with new online sources and new bibliographic styles.

Using This Guide

This guide is several pages long -- use the tabs across the top to navigate through topics, or the "Print Entire Guide" link in the bottom right to print the whole thing.

Zotero Quick Start Guide

See also this great guide published by the Zotero developers themselves. Also available as a PDF.


General Tutorials & Resources

Skills Guides

  • Study Skills Guide: This guide will help you with your study skills; tips on assignments, projects, tests and more.
  • Research Skills Guide: Here you will find information on using the library catalog, finding research materials (books, dvds, articles etc.), searching databases, journals, searching the Net and more.

Style Tutorial




    • A learning center dedicated to the prevention of plagiarism through education, pedagogical strategies, and tips for prevention.
    • Plagiarism: An encyclopedic article effectively describing plagiarism. It also provides famous examples of plagiarism and references to legal cases involving plagiarism.
    • Is it Plagiarism Yet?  Summary: There are few intellectual offenses more serious than plagiarism in academic and professional contexts. This resource offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism in your work.

    Subject Librarians

    For Research or Liaison Help contact:

    William Garvin - Director
    LIB 008 - 873-7482
    Business Administration and Economics, English, Language, Music

    Katherine Bohnenkamper
    LIB 126 - 873-7485
    Education, Exercise and Sports Science

    Holli Henslee
    LIB 103 - 873-7483
    Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science & Math, Environmental Studies, Physics, Philosophy, Religion

    Phyllis Holzenberg
    LIB 116 - 873-7487
    Communications, History/Political Science, Library, Theater, Women’s Studies

    Jaqueline Tygart
    LIB 012 - 873-7496
    Architecture, Art & Art History, Behavioral Sciences


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