Learn about why we cite the sources we use, common styles for references and citations, and strategies for avoiding plagiarism.
- Style Guides
A list of commonly used styles: APA, MLA, Chicago / Turabian, Scientific and Medical. Select the style you need to get help on in-text citing and formatting your bibliography.
- Manage Sources / Create References
Provides a list of recommended tools to create a bibliography of references, facilitate in-text citing, and manage sources.
- Why Cite Sources
Provides reasons to cite sources, a quick list showing the difference between an in-text citation vs a reference list, and parts of a reference.
- Avoiding Plagiarism
Learn common strategies for avoiding plagiarism, the definition of what is plagiarism, five tips for avoiding plagiarism, examples of plagiarism, and a look at copyright.
- Database Exporting & Cite Functions
A table showing which databases provide a feature for creating a pre-formatted reference.
A quick overview on interpreting and finding DOIs.