Citation guides

What is a citation?

Citation is a way of acknowledging your sources of information through a combination of references and a list of works cited. Not properly citing information is considered plagiarism.

Citation styles

Ask your instructor what type of citation to use for your paper or project.

Information on selected styles:

Is there a computer program that will help me cite my sources?

Yes, Refworks allows you to create your own research file of citations and notes. You can also export citations into Refworks and format bibliography in various styles.

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How do I cite the library's online databases?

Some citation guides ask you to provide a URL for certain resources . The URL for each of the library's databases can be found on our Alphabetical list of databases page.



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