Don't start a project without first gathering the tools you'll need.
Your 3 Library Accounts: Access these accounts under 'My Accounts' on the ASU Library home page, http://lib.asu.edu
You'll be searching many databases multiple times and with different search strategies - keeping track of what you need to do as well as what you've already done will eliminate redundancies and prevent missing steps. Don't forget to keep track of alerts/feeds/saved searches as well.
Try the Keeping Current Library Guide for easy ways to keep up with new articles on your topic using alerts, feeds, and saved searches. Let the databases and journals do the work for you. All you'll have to do is read.
Use what ever "keeping track" method works best for you - paper or software.
Thesis & Dissertation: Format & Style Pages
ASU Format Advising Tool (requires ASURITE authentication)
Format Manual (Revised Oct. 2010)
Get help on writing projects including: brainstorming, drafting, and revising.
Strategies for Successful Writing - A series of tutorials, webinars, and lectures from the ASU Graduate College's Strategies for Success webpage.
Citation Styles - This guide provides information about citing resources and citation styles.
Citation Management Tools - This guide provides information about citation management tools, or applications used to organize your references, generating bibliographies, and collaborating with others.
Academic Integrity - A resource guide for learning and teaching academic integrity principles. Also includes plagiarism awareness resources.
Tonette S. Rocco and Tim Hatcher, eds. The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011. (E-Book)