We all know to give credit where credit is due, but some of us may be unsure of how to do so. Citing sources can be an easier process when you have some basic knowledge and some helpful tools. We have created a brief guide covering the basics of citation including avoiding plagiarism, formatting citations, and finding the citation information needed for different types of sources.

We’d like to suggest the following convenient citation tools to help you organize your sources (available for students, faculty, and staff):

Use these tools to compile lists of sources, format them into a bibliography for any citation style, and create in-text references or footnotes within your paper.

For further assistance with these tools or with other research issues, email us.