Daily Gleanings: Software (1 August 2019)

Zotero releases a substantial update to improve cross-compatibility among word processors. Zotero comments, While this conversion process is required to move active citations in and out of Google Docs, you can also use it to move documents between Word and LibreOffice without some of the problems inherent in Bookmarks mode. Zotero also provides step-by-step instructions […]

5 Steps to Store Series Information in Zotero

Bibliography managers like Zotero can vastly simplify how you keep track of sources for your research. They can also take a lot of the grunt work out of composing citations. But of course, what a citation manager puts out is only as good as what you put into it. And sometimes it can take a […]

Daily Gleanings: Post Updates (3 June 2019)

I’ve been grateful to be able to materially update two prior posts with additional content: Publication Year Ranges in Zotero: Previously, this post described how to get Zotero to produce the proper output when citing a series or multivolume work as a whole that was published over a range of years. The prior post version, […]

Generation Designations (Jr., III, etc.) in Zotero for the SBL Handbook of Style

Per the SBL Handbook of Style (§4.1.1.3), generation designations in names should be handled as follows: First note: Tremper Longman III, “Form Criticism, Recent Developments in Genre Theory, and the Evangelical,” WTJ 47.1 (1985): 46–67. Subsequent note: Longman, “Form Criticism,” 58. Bibliography: Longman, Tremper, III. “Form Criticism, Recent Developments in Genre Theory, and the Evangelical.” […]