Category Archives: Research methods

mostly about how to find and cite research materials

Two sources for the Weisberg Collection

There are currently two places to get materials from the Weisberg collection. The main source is naturally the website that Hood College set up for the collection.  The second source is Archive.org. The Archive.org now has a “copy” of the … Continue reading

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A Historical Relic?

I recently ran across the Qing Research Portal, a website which unfortunately has stopped updating. It offers the “ECCP Reader”, an electronic version of Hummel’s Eminent Chinese of the Ch’ing Period, but the Windows version is not available, so I … Continue reading

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The Green Gang and the Blue Villa

Over the last four or five years, I’ve put in many hours looking at the details of Sterling Seagrave’s 1985 book, The Soong Dynasty. The book describes the rise and fall of China’s influential Soong family, and its connections with … Continue reading

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Moving references from Zotero to Endnote: Part I

how to export zotero references with file links, without actually copying the files as well. Continue reading

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et al.+++

Aubert, B., M. Bona, Y. Karyotakis, J. P. Lees, V. Poireau, E. Prencipe, X. Prudent, V. Tisserand, J. Garra Tico, E. Grauges, L. Lopez, A. Palano, M. Pappagallo, G. Eigen, B. Stugu, L. Sun, G. S. Abrams, M. Battaglia, D. … Continue reading

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Backing up and recovering Endnote libraries

I try to back up every file that gets changed in my working directory every day or two. This is not a problem except for one program: Endnote, still my main bibliography manager. Unlike 99% of all programs, even if … Continue reading

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