This guide is your starting place for research in Library and Information Science.
You will find library resources and high-quality web resources related to:
And course-specific content for core requirements:
Please contact me, if I can help you. I will make every effort to meet with you via email, telephone, or appointment.
Librarian Liaison for the School of Library and Information Science
This guide is a collaborative work-in-progress, developed with the suggestions and feedback from students and faculty in the School of Library and Information Science.
There is a Writing Center at Wayne State University to help students create written assignments. For Graduate Students, here are some links that may be of use to you:
RefWorks Citation Manager (Beginner Level)
RefWorks is a cloud-based licensed citation management app available free to all Wayne State students, faculty and staff. It can collect citations from databases and Google Scholar, format bibliographies in lots of citations styles, and works with Word and Google Docs to insert citations and build reference lists as you write. Recommended for Undergraduates. RefWorks is also a good option is you work on lots of groups research projects, or use public computers and need a cloud based option.
Zotero Citation Manager (Beginner Level)
Zotero is a free app that lets you create and save a library of your sources, take notes, and use those sources with Word to integrate the citations in your paper and create a properly formatted bibliography. Recommended for Undergraduates and all levels of students in the Social Sciences or Humanities
EndNote Citation Manager (Advanced Level)
EndNote citation management software is licensed software available free to all Wayne State students, faculty and staff. It can format bibliographic entries in almost every citation style and works with most word processors to insert citations and build reference lists as you write. Citation information can be entered manually or export directly from the library's online databases. Recommended for Graduate Students in the Sciences or Engineering.