Citing the works of authors that you use to form your own research is a critical part of the writing and research process. Citation provides evidence to back up our own ideas and statement. It demonstrates where our work fits into the greater body of knowledge. And it gives proper credit where credit is due.
Get writing help from the Global Communications Center. The GCC supports any student at any stage of the writing process. The GCC offers free one-on-one tutoring for academic communication projects on the first floor of the Hunt Library.
Watch this 5 minute video to learn how to get started using Mendeley for organizing PDFs and citing sources. , to take advantage of the added benefits of CMU's institutional Mendeley, including more storage space and larger group sizes for shared libraries.
Watch this two minute video to learn more about how to import your documents into Mendeley.
Watch this two minute video to help you keep your documents well organized in Mendeley.
Mendeley is a great tool for sharing documents for group projects. This two minute video will show you how to take advantage of this useful feature.
Watch this two minute video to learn how to create bibliographies in any style with a click of a button!