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By now, you've got a good set of keywords, and you're ready to search! Before you start - think about how you will manage your search and your citations.
Remember that research is a process and is unlikely to be completed in one sitting.
Creating and using a simple Word document to track which databases you've searched with which keywords will be a lifesaver.
Use a citation manager to collect and annotate your citations.
Deciding on and setting up a citation manager now will help you keep all of the articles you've found close at hand and neatly organized. Get a free EndNote Web account through Pollak Library, or download and try Zotero, or another citation manager of your choice.
EndNote Web is a web-based Bibliographic Management Software that enables you to collect and manage references to books, articles, and many other types of materials. Since it is web based, all CSUF students/faculty/staff can access EndNote on-campus, or off-campus through the campus portal.
EndNote web can help you:
Please see the Library's EndNoteWeb Guide for more information on how to use this tool.