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ZoteroZotero is a research tool that allows users to manage references. Users can store conventional bibliographic information - titles, authors, publishing dates, etc. - as well as metadata, personal notes, links, and PDFs. Zotero can generate bibliographies and in-text citations based on users’ stored items. It exists as a desktop application, a browser plugin, and a website in order to help users integrate information across online and o...
This guide covers the ABC's of copyright and fair usage, most specifically in educational settings. We will discuss the meaning and importance of copyright protection; look at resources that highlight the basic do's and don'ts; and point to advisory offices at Teachers College and Columbia University that can advise on the law's complexity.With growing scholarly open source and public domain materials in an unprecedented time of remote learning, we also will explore options for using and leveraging such freely available resources in coursework and research.
Mendeley is a free reference management software that enables users to organize, annotate, and share citations and data. Users can store conventional bibliographic information - titles, authors, publishing dates, etc. - as well as metadata, personal notes, links, and PDFs. References stored in other citation management software can be imported into Mendeley, and it can even recommend relevant papers based on users’ stored research. There are desktop and web applications to help users integrate their resources between a number of ...
If you are curious about the history of art education, anatomy of artifacts, and nature of historical research, then this guide will serve to illuminate. Think of yourself as a detective, with an insatiable desire for knowledge and a keen eye for observation. You follow clues to solve the mystery of an object, text, or image -- ...
In this portion of the presentation for Dr. Ami Kantawala's class, Historical Foundations of Art Education, we will search for, examine, and discuss select digital materials ...
This blog accompanies a brief orientation for Doctoral Students, scheduled in collaboration with Graduate Student Life and Development, for Monday, February 8th, 2021. We will provide Teachers College doctoral students with a broad overview of research support; explanation of Boolean logic; tips on smart searching; discussion of citation management tools; and summary of further points of reference. 
It's significant that we call it the Information Age. We don't talk about the Knowledge Age.-- James Billington, Speaking of Information: The Library Juice Quotation BookA ...
Why find highly cited articles and authors? Is it helpful to see who has cited you or is writing on the same topic? Or are you just curious about the most cited scholarly journals with a view to publishing your own?A number of databases provide the means of determining where a particular work or ...
How do you find funding to support your research, special project, studies, travel, or other initiative? Although it may seem like a daunting task to find a grantor, the reality is that money is out there, and folks want to give it away (for good purposes)! This blog covers the do's of grant seeking.Fo...
What Kind of Researcher Are You? Are you... a Googler?... Browser... Reserve Reader... Federated Searcher..? Maybe one or a blend of these types, depending on what you need, where you are, and time on hand. The Pink Panther is a heroic, moral cartoon cat with pink fur and the manners of an English aristocrat. He only becomes flu...