How to Cite SourcesConducting research for an academic paper is a process of exploration and learning. In acknowledging the sources you’ve used for your research, you reveal the path you took to land at your conclusion – and give credit where credit is due.
Plagiarism is a serious academic issue that occurs when sources are not cited properly. It can happen intentionally or unintentionally, but plagiarism can be avoided by understanding when and how to cite your sources.
How to Cite
Identify what style you should use and follow the established citation guidelines:
Need More Help?
If you need help understanding when and how to cite your sources, ask a librarian.