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Last semester while doing research for our thesis writing course, citing web sites was a lot of trouble. Authors and dates of publication rarely showed up. I had to bring up Google Desktop’s scratchpad widget to take citation notes if I was able to catch some of that fish.

Enter Zotero. This Firefox extension sniffs out citation notes from web pages. Well, not all pages. Apparently a web page has to be constructed in some way that makes it readable by Zotero–something like the meta tags that Google uses to find out information about that page.

Right now, there is still not much research going on in my academic life.

I be trying out Zotero next semester for our undergraduate thesis.

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