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Citation Resources

Tearing your hair out in frustration trying to figure out how to cite an article? Not to worry. This guide is designed to help you learn the basics of citing sources and provide some resources to help you learn how to properly format a citation in an acceptable style. Below are websites, books, and citation generators to assist you with many citation styles. Please see the following pages for even more information:

  • Why Cite? - To learn the basics of citations and why they are required
  • Plagiarism - This page will help you prevent plagiarism and learn how to properly paraphrase and cite sources.
  • Citation Management Software - Information on Zotero, which will help you organize your research and create bibliographies.

Citation Help Resources

The following websites have been designed to provide assistance for writers with properly citing information and formatting papers according to specific style guides. Please consult these for help developing citations.

Style Guides

The library also has style guides located on reserve at the circulation desk for you to consult. Check them out for the official guidelines on properly formatting your citations.

Citation Generators

Found the perfect article, but don't know how to cite it? Try one of these citation generators to quickly create a proper citation.

Important: Although these are useful resources, you always want to double check the generated citation to ensure that it is accurate.

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