BIOL 4404 - Ornithology: Tools & Tips

Tools & Tips

Stay up to date with Alerting Services - automate your searching process and get new articles and info from research database searches sent to your email or RSS feeds.

Save time - Get Full Text in a Click with the LibKey Chrome Browser Plugin and Configuring Your Google Scholar Library Settings

  • See this Library Access Off Campus guide to Configure Google Scholar settings for your account to always get directly to subscription content when searching Google Scholar, even when off campus
  • With the LibKey Nomad Browser Extention you can 'reload with proxy' on any website for Get VText full text access options. 

Citation Manager tools let you create your own library of research sources you've found. They also create bibliographies in any citation style and have plug-ins to automate in-text citation.

Questions about any of the above or something else?  Contact Ginny, your liaison librarian!  (Not getting a quick enough response?  Try our Ask a Librarian service later at night or on weekends.)

Undergraduate Research Services Librarian

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Amanda MacDonald
560 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Office: Newman Library 3043