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Zotero @ the WSU Libraries: Useful Writing Tools (DOIs and more)

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Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs)

DOI's are required (if available) if you use APA style, and are valuable tools for your Zotero library (EndNote, Mendelay, and other reference management sopftware applications as well, I believe) as you can paste in a DOI and have it automatically create a bibliographic record for the article/dataset/chapter/whatever. DOIs can also be an important tool for alternative methods of determining the spread and impact of scholarly work ("altmetrics") because they provide a common reference link...

DOI example: 10.1186/s13059-014-0424-0 (they can be longer or shorter, and include letters)

URL for this page: http://libguides.wsulibs.wsu.edu/doi

Using Zotero with Alternative Writing Applications (Scrivener, EverNote, etc)

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