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COR 110 Research Guide

This page has links to information on the various citation guides.

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Citation guides

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

What is the difference between primary and secondary sources?

Zotero Citation Manager

The zotero Citation Manager is a free, easy to use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

Follow these steps to start building your own Zotero Library:

Access your Zotero Library from Microsoft Word

To access your Zotero Library from Microsoft Office, you need to install the Zotero Add-in which you can do on the Cite tab in Zotero Preferences. When the Add-in is installed the screen will look like this:

The Cite tab in Zotero preferences

You will know it is installed in Word if you see a Zotero tab with these icons or something similar:

 Zotero icons in Microsoft Word add-ins

When you add a citation from your Zotero Library in Word, the default look-up box appears like this:

Default Zotero look-up box in Microsoft Word

To switch to a view of your entire Zotero Library, click the “Use classic Add Citation dialog” box in the Cite tab (see image above).