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Help on citing sources

Citing Your Sources

One of the best ways you can work to actively avoid plagiarizing is by being vigilant about citing your sources.

There are a number of ways to help make this process easier:

  • Take notes while you're reading/researching
  • If you copy/paste from an online resource, automatically put quotation marks around it
  • Start making your bibliography as soon as you open a book or find a good resource


This short video will give you a brief overview of citations:


You can always ask one of the Reference Librarians for help if you're having trouble figuring out what information you need.