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Citing Sources Help Guide

This guide will explain how to correctly use citations to avoid plagiarism, and provide resources to help you cite.

Citation Guides

It’s a common misconception that you should just know how to cite using in-text and references. References, in particular, vary a lot, depending on the style you need to use.

References are like a recipe. You might have a favorite recipe memorized, but for something you’ve never made before, you’ll need to check your cookbook!

There are numerous guides to for you to reference and use to help you write your references. View some options below.

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If you are using a different citation format from any of the ones listed here, do not fear - there are resources available to you. We recommend doing an internet search for "[citation format] citation guide" or “sample paper X format."