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SLA and TESOL: Additional Library Services

This is an introductory guide to research resources in Second Language Acquisition and TESOL

Additional Research Services

Data Services supports quantitative, qualitative, and geographical research at NYU. Data Services offers access to specialty software packages for statistical analysis, geographic information systems (GIS), and qualitative data analysis. They provide training and support, as well as consulting expertise, for many aspects of the research data lifecycle including access, analysis, collection development, data management, and data preservation.

Fill out our appointment form on the Data Services website
Call us: 212-998-3434
Come visit: 5th Floor, Bobst Library

DSS helps students incorporate digital scholarship tools and methods into their research. They can help you to plan, analyze, visualize, store, share, and publish your digital projects. More specifically, DSS supports:

  • Digital publishing: project planning and management, and journal publishing consultations
  • Website creation: consultation on website development, organization, and platform selection (e.g., WordPress, Omeka)
  • Digital humanities tools and methods: text analysis, GIS, visualization, etc.
  • Workshops and trainings: look for “Digital Scholarship” workshops and trainings on the Library Classes calendar

Email or request an appointment on the DSS Appointment form


Citation Management Tools

Citation management software helps you take notes, organize research, import citations from electronic databases and catalogs, format reference lists in standard styles (MLA, APA etc.); insert footnotes and endnotes directly into your papers.

  • Zotero A free online citation management tool.

  • RefWorks Web-based program, licensed to everyone in the NYU community.

  • EndNote Licensed to everyone in the NYU community.
  • Mendeley Free citation management tool with a social network option. 

How Do I Choose Between RefWorks, EndNote, and Zotero?

Come to a Library Workshop or view this comparison chart.