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Suggested resources for citing sources correctly and avoiding plagiarism

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Sample Citations

APA citation style is used by many Physical and Social Science disciplines.

At the library: Publication manual of the American Psychological Association

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APA format for citing an article in journal:

 

APA format for citing a book:

 

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The Chicago citation style is used by History and some Social Science disciplines.

At the library:  The Chicago Manual of Style

Online:  The Chicago Manual of Style

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Chicago style format for citing an article in journal:

Chicago style format for citing a book:

 

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The MLA citation style is used by most Humanities disciplines.

In the library:  MLA handbook for writers of research papers

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MLA style format for citing an article in journal:

 

 

 

MLA style format for citing a book:

 

 

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Using Zotero

Zotero is a tool for collecting, managing, and citing sources. It is installed on all public library machines.

Using EndNote

Indirect Citations

Can't get your hands on the original source that's cited in the article you're reading? Never fear!

Easing the frustration of citing secondary sources outlines in plain English how to cite the source correctly in MLA, APA, or Chicago styles.

How to Cite Social Media