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Sustainability: Citing Sources

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Documenting your research completely, accurately, and in a correct format is essential. 

Information on avoiding plagiarism, and a guide to Zotero, a program that allows you to create a personalized bibliographic database also appear on this page.


Plagiarism FAQs

Citation Basics

We have the APAAPSA and Chicago manuals in the library. Contact us or the Multiliteracy Communication Center (x8710)  for assistance on tricky citations!



OWL: Purdue's Online Writing Lab (APA) 

OWL is an excellent resource for help on citing sources.

FAQs about APA 

This page is from the American Psychological Association to help you answer some questions about using APA.



OWL at Purdue (Chicago) - Find help with Chicago style questions here

Citation Managers

We recommend that you use a citation manager. There are many available, but the library supports Zotero, a free manager which will help you gather and organize citations and the associated source materials.

Here's a link to a LibGuide to help you get started.