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Psychology: Citing Sources

This guide is a starting point for research related to Psychology at Florida Tech.

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RefWorks

RefWorks is an online citation manager that can help you keep track of your references.

With RefWorks you can:

  • import/export references from online databases to RefWorks.
  • organize references into folders.
  • format citations instantly in a variety of styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, etc.)
  • access your citations online from any computer, anywhere, any time.

Getting started with RefWorks:

  1. Go to the Library's homepage at http://lib.fit.edu.
  2. Under Express Links, select RefWorks.
  3. When the RefWorks screen comes up, click on "Sign up for an Individual Account" and fill out the form.  Note: your RefWorks username and password  should be different from your TRACKS username and password.
  4. Once you have completed the registration form, you can login to RefWorks using your newly created username and password.
  5. From off campus you may be required to enter the group code for Evans Library, RWFloridaIT (case-sensitive).

What is Mendeley?

 

 Mendeley is a citation management tool that helps you manage, share, read, annotate, and cite your research papers. It is also helps you manage your papers online, collaborate with other researchers, and discover research articles, trends and statistics.

With Mendeley you can:

  • collect & organize citations, PDFs, and other documents from files, databases, and web.
  • automatically extract all relevant information (title, journal, authors, keywords) and organize them your way.
  • read, annotate, and highlight your PDFs on any device.
  • generate/insert citations and bibliographies in Word, OpenOffice, LaTex.
  • create a searchable library.
  • discover articles in your field.
  • share your research with others.
  • synch across multiple computers and devices (desktop, web and mobile devices).
  • collaborate with private groups, public groups and the built-in Mendeley social network

Mendeley has both a desktop and an online component.

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