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UMass Amherst Libraries

HONORS 499C Bioterrorism: Interdisciplinary Perspective on International, Political & Scientific Challenges

Resources for annotated bibliography and other assignments

Guidelines from Commonwealth Honors College

Citation/Reference Managers

If creating citations has you stressed, there are several different tools out there that will help you with formatting. To learn more about what citation managers can do and to see a handy chart comparing the 3 tools UMass Amherst Libraries support, click the link below!

You can also check out the pages on this guide for Zotero, and Mendeley to learn more about them.

Resources from the UMass Amherst Writing Center

The UMass Amherst Writing Center, located in the Learning Commons on the Lower Level of Du Bois Library, has a page devoted to resources about various aspects of writing and research.

Writing a Lit Review?

FALL 2020 - Viewing Past Honors Theses

Some Honors Theses from previous students are archived in the UMass Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Unfortunately, they are not digitized, and can only be viewed in their Reading Room in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.

For Fall 2020 semester, students who are local can make appointments Tuesday - Friday to go to the Reading Room to view them: https://libcal.library.umass.edu/reserve/scua 

If you are planning to schedule an appointment, the system requires you to do so at least 24 hours in advance, but SCUA strongly suggest you actually get in touch with them (scua@library.umass.edu) even before that, as honors theses are housed off-site and they have limited staff hours on campus in which to pull items. Emailing them is also the best way to get a view of the various theses, as they can send you a spreadsheet including year, department, and thesis title, and you can use that to make selections of what you would like to view on-site.