Citing and Using Sources
Citing and using your sources appropriately is also an important part of the research process. Need help citing and using sources? Check out our tips, strategies, and some of our Research Guides and Ask a Librarian answers.
Plagiarism can occur intentionally or unintentionally. Making sure that you are keeping track of your sources and that are you citing your sources to give credit to the ideas of others, is key to avoiding plagiarism. To learn more strategies and tips, visit this Avoiding Plagiarism help page.
Integrating, Managing, and Citing Your Sources
Integrating, or synthesizing, your sources into your research project can help ensure that you are getting your points across to your audience. And keeping your sources organized can help you both use your sources effectively in your research and cite your sources appropriately. See the following resources for tips on managing your sources.
- Integrating Sources into a Research Project
- Citing Your Sources, with tips on using citation styles such as APA, MLA, and Chicago/Turabian.
- Zotero Guide
- EndNote Guide