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Online Learning Guide

Organizing Your Research

1. Create folder (in One Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox...) and title the name of the class.

2. Create another folder inside the class folder. This is where you will:

a. Save your notes (and citations) for the assignment.

b. Save all scanned/electronic sources.

3. Open Word document

a. Give it title related to assignment (e.g. Notes for Climate Change paper)

b. Save in the assignment folder


Using Microsoft Word to Save Citation Information


Information from this page was found on the ProQuest libguide for RefWorks.

What can RefWorks do for you?

  • Collect, manage, and organize your research papers and documents
  • Annotate, organize, and cite your research
  • Collaborate by sharing collections
  • Drag and drop (for saving) documents and bibliographic data
  • Create shortcut link on browser to capture research from websites
  • Format papers with in-text citations or footnotes.
  • Change existing in-text citations and reference list to a different style with one click

Academic Writer

Academic Writer This library guide provides videos, quick guides, and tutorials for using Academic Writer. The guide shows you how to create an account to access these resources. Be sure to use your Roosevelt email account. Academic Writer can be used to:

  • Learn how to create APA style in-text and bibliographic citations (also tables and figures)
  • Track research via the Research Lab Book
  • Write APA style papers using templates for:
    • Empirical paper
    • Literature Review
    • Case Study
    • Basic paper
    • More