Here you will find all the tools you need to cite your sources properly, information on avoiding plagarism, and a link to RefWorks, which allows you to create a personalized bibliographic database.
RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. You can use these references in writing your papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography when you are ready.
You must create a personal account from a computer on the UMass Dartmouth campus network or login via the Library's proxy server if you are off-campus, but after that, the program can be used from any Internet connected computer.
Feel free to contact me or the Writing/Reading Center (x8710) for assistance on tricky citations!
The following are a couple online guides that you may find helpful.
Find help with APA style questions here.
This page is from the American Psychological Association to help you answer some questions about using APA.
OWL is an excellent resource for help on citing sources.
This brief style guide is based on the 3rd edition of the style guide (note: the guide is now in its 4th edition).
California State - LA
This site provides a summary of writing a paper in ASA format.
Purdue's OWL is one of the most popular sites for information on format and citation styles. .
Based on information in "Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age," Fifth Edition, by Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister, this site provides nice examples of citing in Chicago format.
MLA (7th Edition)
This is our library's basic guide to citing in MLA format.
Purdue's OWL is one of the most popular sites for information on format and citation styles.
This page is from the Modern Language Association to help you answer some questions about using MLA.