There are plenty of reasons to use proper citations in your research. Here are just a few:
Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is an application that helps collect, manage, and cite research sources. With Zotero the user can:
Zotero is an open source program and is free.
Please see this Zotero User's LibGuide for installation directions and more information.
Mendeley is a reference manager that allows you to create a personal database of references related to your research. It allows you to access, upload, and insert citations into a Word document using any citation style.
Mendeley users can sign up for a free account that offers 2GB of space and the ability to create 5 private groups with up to 25 members. Users can upgrade to a premium plan to access more space or groups.
Please see the Mendeley LibGuide for more information and installation directions.
Citing sources properly is an essential component of your research. The following resources can facilitate the process: