Zotero and Health Professionals/Researchers

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Joe

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Mar 8, 2010, 11:16:54 AM3/8/10
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Hi All,

I am curious to know if there are any of you out there who have any
first hand experience with introducing Zotero to people in Health
Sciences Education and Research. Does Zotero have the features that
these sorts of users look for in a reference management service. It
seems that Endnote is the big reference manager in the Sciences in
general and I have not used Endnote so cannot compare the two but
wonder if any has done such a comparison.

Best Regards,
Joe Wickens

Ann Viera

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Mar 8, 2010, 12:23:04 PM3/8/10
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Comparison at http://www.lib.utk.edu/agvet/agriculture/zotero/zoterohelp.html
 IUPUI was the first to have a comparison.  We borrowed theirs.

And yes, health sciences students and faculty happily use Zotero.

If the student or researcher uses iTunes and Firefox, Zotero is really easy for
them to use quickly.

If they are aware of the open source or open access movements, they
are happy to know about Zotero and prefer it to proprietary software.

ann viera
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Mar 8, 2010, 12:28:08 PM3/8/10
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You might be interested in this review of Zotero, writen by Thomas E.
Vanhecke for the Journal of the American Medical Library Association.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2479046/

On Mar 8, 12:23 pm, Ann Viera <annvi...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Comparison athttp://www.lib.utk.edu/agvet/agriculture/zotero/zoterohelp.html


>  IUPUI was the first to have a comparison.  We borrowed theirs.
>
> And yes, health sciences students and faculty happily use Zotero.
>
> If the student or researcher uses iTunes and Firefox, Zotero is really easy
> for
> them to use quickly.
>
> If they are aware of the open source or open access movements, they
> are happy to know about Zotero and prefer it to proprietary software.
>
> ann viera
> Pendergrass Library

> annvi...@utk.edu


>
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Joe <joseph.wick...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
>
> > I am curious to know if there are any of you out there who have any
> > first hand experience with introducing Zotero to people in Health
> > Sciences Education and Research.  Does Zotero have the features that
> > these sorts of users look for in a reference management service.  It
> > seems that Endnote is the big reference manager in the Sciences in
> > general and I have not used Endnote so cannot compare the two but
> > wonder if any has done such a comparison.
>
> > Best Regards,
> > Joe Wickens
>
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Tara Robertson

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Mar 8, 2010, 2:39:42 PM3/8/10
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My old roommate has got her research team at Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) at the University of British Columbia using Zotero.

Also, I showed a friend working at Vancouver Coastal Health in Addictions how awesome Zotero is. He's thinking about how they can use it as part of a regional knowledge transfer project on HIV/AIDS.

They both had good ideas on how to use the groups functionality to share a common set of citations. I think it will enable both groups to save time in report writing, and grant applications, as well as improving communication between researchers on their teams.

tara

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Joseph Wickens

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Mar 8, 2010, 3:07:49 PM3/8/10
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Thanks for the link, Trevor. A very good review and of the less
robust version 1, at that.

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