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ASST/CWL/RLST/SAME 208: Introduction to the Cultures and Literatures of South Asia

This guide is intended to help students enrolled in ASST/CWL/RLST/SAME 208 "Introduction to the Cultures and Literatures of South Asia" complete their research assignments.

Managing Your Sources

With citation management tools, you can store and organize citations downloaded directly from the online library catalog and most Library databases.  The International and Area Studies Library recommends Zotero because it is free and relatively easy to use.

Go directly to Zotero


Free. Works with the Firefox 2.0 web browser. Developed by historians to support historical research. Flexible software allows you to take snapshots of web pages, and to organize your notes along with your sources. Is not web-based, meaning that you can get access to your files only on your own PC, whether or not you are online.   Zotero software and all of the files are located on your hard drive. A special plug-in allows you to insert formatted footnotes and bibliographies into MS Word.


Guides to Chicago Style

Chicago Manual of Style (Print ed.)

Chicago Manual of Style


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