Research and Writing in Manufacturing Engineering: Get Started
Research & Writing Process
- Know the process and make a plan for it.
- Set up your research management strategy with Zotero.
- Use the strategy: Problem statements / Lines of Inquiry = Δ Problem.
- Search for stuff in 4 Places.
- Get access to stuff.
- Review deliverables.
- Collect your research citations.
- Write your literature review or presentation.
Step 1: Know and Plan the Process
Step 2: Get Zotero for Research Management
- Download the Zotero client for your personal computer.
- Download a browser extension for Zotero.
- Create a Zotero account with a personal email.
- Sync your Zotero account with your Zotero client so it remembers your stuff if your computer crashes.
- Find the citation format you need for your deliverable and install it.