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Help with Citations

Connecting to Library Resources with Google Scholar

Connecting Google Scholar to the Henry Whittemore Library will allow you to quickly see if papers found in Google Scholar are accessible through our databases. Follow the steps below to add a link to the Henry Whittemore Library.

1) Navigate to the Google Scholar.  Select the menu by clicking the icon in the upper left corner.

Google Scholar home page with arrow highlighting menu in upper left corner.


2) Click settings in the Google Scholar menu

Google Scholar menu with settings option highlighted


3) Navigate to "Library links" in settings and enter Framingham State.  Click the magnifying glass to search.  Select the check box for "Find it @ Framingham" and click save. 

Google Scholar settings on library links page.


You're done! Now when you search Google Scholar you will see the "Find it @ Framingham" link listed for any resource the library subscribes to.


Use Zotero

What is Zotero?

Zotero is a citation management tool that is available as a stand-alone program or an extenstion of the Firefox browser: 

  • Create a personal database of references
  • Import references from multiple databases
  • Organize and manage references
  • Store and organize article PDFs
  • Share references
  • Access your library from any computer (set-up required)
  • Format bibliographies 

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