Citing Sources

Why Cite?

Cite your sources to properly document where ideas you are using came from. It allows your readers to follow up on ideas you mention, for your professor to verify your claims, for you to acknowledge the people whose work you’re building upon, and for you to prevent committing plagiarism.

Citation Help

For online help in citing sources, visit:

Available style guides and manuals in print are available in the library in the BF and LB sections. You can also ask at the Access Desk for help from a librarian.

Many online resources can help you create the citations, including citation creators within EBSCO and other databases. However, you should review each created citation for errors. A few resources include:

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