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Why We Cite
Whenever you include someone else’s ideas in a paper or project, you must document or cite the source of the ideas. In other words, if you have learned anything new and include it in your paper, you must give credit to whoever provided the new information. Remember that failure to do so properly is plagiarism.
APA Citation Style and Grammar Guidelines
APA Style and Grammar Guidelines This link opens in a new window
APA Style provides a foundation for effective scholarly communication because it helps writers present their ideas in a clear, concise, and inclusive manner.
Chicago Citation Style
Chicago Manual of Style ( physical book ) This link opens in a new window
Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2017. 17th ed.
Useful to students who need to know recommended forms for presenting bibliographies, footnotes, tables, and figures.
Location: Reserve -- Permanent Z 253 .U69 2017 ( at Reserves behind circulation desk; 4 hour loan )
MLA Citation Style
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers This link opens in a new window
MLA handbook, Ninth edition, The Modern Language Association of America, 2021.
Contains guidelines for doing research, giving citations, and preparing bibliographies.
Location: Reserve - Permanent LB2369 .M52 2021 ( at Reserves behind circulation desk; 4 hour loan )
American Physical Society
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