It is important to give credit where credit is due when writing a research paper or working on a project. Citing sources can be an easier process with some basic knowledge and some helpful tools. The Library has a brief guide covering the basics of citation including avoiding plagiarism, formatting citations, and finding the citation information needed for different types of sources.

View the research guide on citing sources.

Use one of the following convenient citation tools to help organize 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 a paper.

For further assistance with these tools or with other research issues, email research-lib@wpi.edu and the librarians will be happy to help.