What is Cite U Like?<br />It is a online tool that lets you:<br />Find References<br />Manage References<br />Which means you can cite them!!<br />Share References<br />See who else is using the the same References<br />These features are great for looking up information and checking if it is legit or not.<br />This tool is totally free! And you don’t need to download anything!<br />Strictly web-based<br />It works on most internet browsers<br />
Setting up<br />Signing for the first time is super easy<br />Just put in your Username, password and E-mail.<br />After that you add more detail in your profile.<br />That is it…but…<br />The harder part is using it.<br />There are many things to do!!<br />
Why is it Social?<br /><ul><li>You can share your library with others.
Find out who is reading the same papers as you. In turn, this can help you discover literature which is relevant to your field but you may not have known about.
The more people who use CiteULike, and the more they use it, the better it becomes as a resource.
Use invite a friend feature.</li></li></ul><li>Of Note:<br />How can I organize my papers? <br />CiteULike has a flexible filing system based on tags. You can choose whichever tags you want, and apply as many as you like to a paper. You can use tags to group papers together.<br />Can I import my existing references into CiteULike? <br />Yes. Create a BibTeX file containing your references and then import it into CiteULike by using the "Import" link at the top of your "Library" tab.<br />
Of Note..<br />What are "groups"?<br />Groups are collections of users creating shared libraries of links. They are useful for keeping track of a particular topic or what everyone else in a lab, class or academic department is reading. You can start your own groups and join existing groups.<br />How do I build a bibliography?<br />You can use the "Export" link at the top of your "Library" tab to export your library in either BibTeX or RIS format then use BibTeX or EndNote (or whichever reference manager you prefer) to build it in to your bibliography.<br />
Who would use this?<br />People who are doing projects of course<br />People doing GROUP projects<br />Probably older people that are VERY TECH SAAVY.<br />IT is for people that Know EXCATLY what they are looking for.<br />This might be difficult for students in high school<br />
Pro’s and Con’s<br />Pros<br />Cites resources in any format<br />A group can share the same resources<br />Know WHO is looking at the text<br />Con’s<br />Homepage is clustered<br />It’s not very eye popping<br />Not that many pictures<br />Hard to read<br />