Failing to cite a source correctly is plagiarism. Plagiarism is an academic offense and could get you in serious trouble! But don't panic: as long as you follow the citation guidelines, you will be fine. And remember: when in doubt, cite. It is always better to include a citation that you don't need than to forget a citation that you do need.
Check out our Citing Sources Guide if you need more help!
Citation tools can be useful for anyone doing research. Citation tools allow you to create bibliographies quickly and automatically format in-text citations with word processing software (Word, Google Docs, Open Office). They can manage your references for big or long-term research projects by helping you:
Zotero is a Citation Management Tool that will be helpful for this class.
Some features of Zotero are
If you want to quickly create citations, I would suggest using ZoteroBib. This is a simple version of Zotero, where you just add the citation information, DOI, PMID, etc... to the toolbar and it can create your citation for you!