Rebecca K. Miller  Allison Scripa University Libraries Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
<ul><li>Libraries traditionally offer their communities research materials and information </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, th...
<ul><li>Bibliographic management </li></ul><ul><li>Social brainstorming & mind mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Updates & alerts ...
<ul><li>Allows researchers to create databases/libraries of references, with various levels of functionality with formatti...
<ul><li>One of the most powerful citation managers </li></ul><ul><li>Available FREE to Virginia Tech  students  and  facul...
<ul><li>Create a library </li></ul><ul><li>Search for related  literature </li></ul><ul><li>Create references </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Many helpful EndNote resources are available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Support & Services:  http://www.endno...
<ul><li>Provided by ISI Web of Knowledge, so available FREE to ALL students, faculty, and staff at subscribing institution...
 
<ul><li>Free, web-based reference management option (currently only for Firefox) </li></ul><ul><li>Citation library lives ...
<ul><li>Create full bibliographies in various styles by simply selecting the entries you want added, tag items, and add th...
<ul><li>Like Zotero, Mendeley is a free reference manager. </li></ul><ul><li>Must download a Mendeley Desktop, can use Web...
 
<ul><li>Adapted from: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/PUBL/endnote.html#Compare </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>Collect and Organize Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Access Notes from </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>Typed Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Web Clippings </li></ul><ul><li>Photos & Images </li></ul><ul><li>Screen Clipping </...
<ul><li>Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Notebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Full-Text Searching (Even handwriting and images!) </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Class Organization & Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Research Maintenance & Annotation </li></ul><ul><li>Capture I...
<ul><li>Free Visualization Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Map Ideas, Concepts, Resources, Outlines, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop...
<ul><li>Outlining Papers & Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Schemes for Brainstorming & Inspiration </li></u...
And, a few more ideas for helping you manage your research…
<ul><li>Just as we saw with ISI, most databases offer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal accounts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>TOCs from new issues of journals you use </li></ul><ul><li>New articles related to research topics </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>To access RSS feeds, an RSS reader is necessary </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feeds can be sent to email, but that can get...
Your librarian!
Rebecca K. Miller,  [email_address]   College Librarian for Science, Life Sciences, and  Engineering Allison Scripa,  [ema...
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    1. 1. Rebecca K. Miller Allison Scripa University Libraries Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
    2. 2. <ul><li>Libraries traditionally offer their communities research materials and information </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, these materials come in a wide variety of formats, and are distributed through many channels </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Tech and other ACC Libraries offer guidance in navigating, understanding, and organizing this new information landscape </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Bibliographic management </li></ul><ul><li>Social brainstorming & mind mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Updates & alerts </li></ul><ul><li>These tools, and consultation with Virginia Tech or other ACC librarians, are FREE for affiliated faculty, staff, and students. </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Allows researchers to create databases/libraries of references, with various levels of functionality with formatting and organizing the references </li></ul><ul><li>Examples include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EndNote & EndNote Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zotero </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mendeley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RefWorks (won’t be discussed) </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>One of the most powerful citation managers </li></ul><ul><li>Available FREE to Virginia Tech students and faculty members . Check your institutional subscription. </li></ul><ul><li>Functionalities include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unlimited number of citations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>48 reference types (more available for download) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct database searching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linking to PDFs, other types of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating notes and tags (keywords) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filters for importing citations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create “new” styles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Cite while you write” (CWYW) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reformat entire papers in various styles </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Create a library </li></ul><ul><li>Search for related literature </li></ul><ul><li>Create references </li></ul><ul><li>Cite While You Write </li></ul><ul><li>Not GREAT for sharing </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Many helpful EndNote resources are available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Support & Services: http://www.endnote.com/support/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EndNote Online Tutorials: http://www.endnote.com/training/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UNC-HSL Tutorial: http://www.hsl.unc.edu/Services/Tutorials/ENDNOTE/intro.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cornell University Tutorial: http://www.mannlib.cornell.edu/workshops-instruction/tutorials/endnote-tutorial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through your library: http://www.lib.vt.edu/endnote/ </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Provided by ISI Web of Knowledge, so available FREE to ALL students, faculty, and staff at subscribing institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Available via the database, OR simply http://www.myendnoteweb.com </li></ul><ul><li>Will require login, which you can setup through ISI </li></ul><ul><li>Functionalities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will hold up to 10,000 citations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Totally web-based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>47 different reference types </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can link to PDFs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct searching of databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filters available for importing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>references </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. <ul><li>Free, web-based reference management option (currently only for Firefox) </li></ul><ul><li>Citation library lives at bottom of your browser at all times, but is also accessible online, through any computer </li></ul><ul><li>One-click citation capture from within databases, WorldCat, Amazon, YouTube. Anything captured is fully searchable. </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>Create full bibliographies in various styles by simply selecting the entries you want added, tag items, and add them to folders or share-able libraries </li></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><li>Like Zotero, Mendeley is a free reference manager. </li></ul><ul><li>Must download a Mendeley Desktop, can use Web Importer to sync libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Can tag, search, and import citations that you may have in other bibliographic managers </li></ul><ul><li>Offers an automatic “Zotero Sync” for updating Mendeley whenever your Zotero is updated </li></ul>
    12. 14. <ul><li>Adapted from: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/PUBL/endnote.html#Compare </li></ul>
    13. 16. <ul><li>Collect and Organize Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Access Notes from </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart Phone or PDA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Limited Access on other phones with Internet) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with Sharing Functions </li></ul>
    14. 17. <ul><li>Typed Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Web Clippings </li></ul><ul><li>Photos & Images </li></ul><ul><li>Screen Clipping </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Handwritten Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul>
    15. 18. <ul><li>Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Notebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Full-Text Searching (Even handwriting and images!) </li></ul><ul><li>Saved Searches </li></ul>
    16. 19. <ul><li>Class Organization & Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Research Maintenance & Annotation </li></ul><ul><li>Capture Ideas & Inspirations </li></ul>
    17. 20. <ul><li>Free Visualization Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Map Ideas, Concepts, Resources, Outlines, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Application, Online Sharing </li></ul>
    18. 21. <ul><li>Outlining Papers & Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Schemes for Brainstorming & Inspiration </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate Online or with Alternative Export Formats </li></ul>
    19. 22. And, a few more ideas for helping you manage your research…
    20. 23. <ul><li>Just as we saw with ISI, most databases offer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal accounts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alert/update services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saving searches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saving specific resources/items discovered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration options (groups, shared libraries) </li></ul></ul>
    21. 24. <ul><li>TOCs from new issues of journals you use </li></ul><ul><li>New articles related to research topics </li></ul><ul><li>New books </li></ul><ul><li>New patents </li></ul><ul><li>News </li></ul>From JAMA & Archives: http://pubs.ama-assn.org/misc/rssfeed.dtl#howdoiget
    22. 25. <ul><li>To access RSS feeds, an RSS reader is necessary </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feeds can be sent to email, but that can get cluttery </li></ul><ul><li>Reader options include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feed Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharp Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NewsFire (Mac) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul></ul>
    23. 26. Your librarian!
    24. 27. Rebecca K. Miller, [email_address] College Librarian for Science, Life Sciences, and Engineering Allison Scripa, [email_address] College Librarian for Science Relevant updates delivered via: Facebook.com/Virginia Tech Libraries Facebook.com/VT SciTech Lib Team
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