Mendeley is a free reference manager that allows you to manage, read, annotate, and cite research papers. It is also functions as an academic social network that allows collaboration and knowledge sharing.
Although a reference manager can make citing your sources sooooo much easier, please remember that the citations generated will not be perfect - you will need to tweak them first. The good news is that tweaking is quicker than starting from scratch!
Steps to get started with Mendeley:
1.) go to https://www.mendeley.com and create a free account to get your Mendeley Web (do not use your SIT email address, this may cause login conflicts)
2.) download and install the Mendeley Desktop (installation guide)
3.) download and install the Mendeley Web Importer (guide)
4.) download and install the Mendeley Citation plugin (guide)
Often the library databases will provide the citations for you. Look for the following options, for example:
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