Citing Your Research

When conducting academic research, all contributors must be credited. Not to do so is plagiarism, that is, intentionally or unintentionally taking the ideas, work, or words of another without sufficiently acknowledging their source. The following resources will assist you in understanding how to credit the sources of your research, the nature of plagiarism, and how to avoid it. Should you have additional questions, please contact a Librarian.

APA Style (American Psychological Association)

In-Text Citations

List of References

How to Format a Paper

See a Sample Paper

APA Tutorial - An easy-to-use, self-paced tutorial from the makers of APA style, the American Psychological Association.

MLA Style (Modern Language Association)

In-Text Citations

List of Works Cited

How to Format a Paper

See a Sample Paper

AMA Style (American Marketing Association)

Reference List

Additional Resources

For additional styles such as Chicago and Turabian, see the following sites:

Chicago Style (Diana Hacker)

Turabian Citation Guide from The University of Chicago Press

Style Guides

The following style guides are available in Permanent Reserves at the Circulation Desk:

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - BF76.7 .P83 2010

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers - LB2369 .G53 2009

The Chicago Manual of Style - Z253 .U69 2003

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