Library Researcher Series

There are a number of useful reference management seminars being offered through the University of Saskatchewan Library; take a look at their offerings for the remainder of the Fall 2015 semester. If you haven’t yet developed a system to manage your references, it’s a good opportunity to investigate different tools to make writing papers and citing references as easy as possible. Some upcoming workshops are listed below.


Nov. 3, 12:00 – 1:00, Murray Library, Rm. 145

Instructor: Carolyn Doi

Zotero is a freely available, open source program which allows you to easily save, organize, and cite all of your references. It is available as an extension in Mozilla Firefox or a standalone program. This session offers attendees an introduction to Zotero and how it may be used for library research.

Comprehensive Lit Review – Part B

Nov. 4, 3:30 – 4:30, Murray Library, Rm. 161

Instructor: Li Zhang

This session will describe the reasons for doing a comprehensive literature review, and will focus on designing a search strategy for databases with subject headings such as Medline, ERIC, and PsycINFO.  We will briefly cover saving your search, and writing up your literature review.


Nov. 17, 12:00 – 1:00, Murray Library, Rm. 145

Instructor: Carolyn Doi

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. Automatically generate bibliographies, collaborate easily with other researchers online, easily import papers from other research software, find relevant papers based on what you’re reading, access your papers from anywhere online, read papers on the go with the iPhone app. This session offers attendees an introduction to Mendeley and how it may be used for library research.