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Research Tools

Useful applications for managing the research process and creating bibliographies.

  • Digital Scholar Lab (Gale)
    Gale Digital Scholar Lab allows users to explore Loyola's holdings from Gale Primary Sources using Digital Humanities tools. Enabling new ways of interrogating content, analyzing insights and discoveries. Users can: create custom content sets containing as many as 10,000 documents. Choose the Microsoft choice and login with your university ID. (more info)
  • EndNote

    EndNote is a reference management tool to help you stay organized while you research and write papers, reports, book chapters, capstone projects, theses, dissertations, and much more.

    EndNote can help you:

    • store all of your references and citations in one place
    • download citations directly from the library catalog and other library databases
    • organize your references into groups
    • create a bibliography or works cited formatted for APA, MLA, Chicago Manual of Style, and many other styles
    • share references with colleagues and research partners

    At this time, EndNote can only be downloaded on campus computers.

    For more information see the EndNote support page created by ITS.

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  • EndNoteWeb
    Web-based version of the EndNote software. Manage citations and references, create bibliographies online. Note: You must be on campus when creating your account for the first time. (more info)
  • Meltwater
    Meltwater Social Media Analytics allow searchers to comb through tweets, Instagrams, Facebook posts and more. Create instant dashboards, search for keywords and accounts, or follow trending issues over time. This resources is limited to 5 simultaneous users. Passwords and URL available after logging in with LUC user ID and password. (more info)
  • RefWorks
    Web-based bibliographic management tool. Allows importation of citations from online indexes databases, organize and manage these citations within folders, automatically format them within papers and create instant bibliographies in a variety of styles. (more info)
  • Zotero

    A browser extension and standalone program for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari that allows you to create personal collections of online documents, add notes and tags, export citations, and create bibliographies.

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