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COR 301B: Water: Interdisciplinary Investigations II: Citation Resources

Citing Sources

The reason for citing your sources is to give credit to those authors whose ideas you used in your research. Even when you do not quote directly from another work, if reading that source contributed to the ideas presented in your paper, you should include it in your bibliography. If you do not cite the source, you may be guilty of plagiarism. Plagiarism is using the ideas and writings of others and representing them as your own.

You should always confirm with your instructor which citation style to use and how flexible he/she is about including all the elements of the citation.


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Create a user account in EasyBib. As a registered user, you can utilize all of the following:

the citation tool (both in-text and reference/works cited) 

Book - Tutorial

Journal Article - Tutorial

Web Site - Tutorial

the bibliography/annotated bibliography tool

Building a Bibliography - Tutorial

the notebook tool to assist students in organizing notes, quotes, and sources

General Notebook Overview - Tutorial

the ability to import citations from library databases

EBSCOhost - Tutorial

JSTOR - Tutorial

ProQuest - Tutorial

APA Guides

APA Formatting and Style Guide from the OWL @ Purdue

Examples of Electronic References from APA

APA Documentation from Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison

MLA Guides

Citing Sources: MLA from Williams College Libraries

MLA Documentation Guide from the The Writing Center at The University of Wisconsin - Madison

MLA Formatting and Style Guide from the OWL @ Purdue

Chicogo/Turabian Guides

Chicago Manual of Style from the OWL @ Purdue

Chicago/Turabian Documentation Style from the The Writing Center at The University of Wisconsin - Madison

Turabian Quick Guide from the publisher, University of Chicago Press

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