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PSY 6040 Research Methods and Evaluation: Citing Sources

This guide provides an overview of resources and services available for graduate and doctoral students.

Why do I need to cite?

You must cite your source of information any time you use another person’s ideas, opinion or theory. You must also provide citations for any facts, statistics, graphs, or drawings that are not common knowledge. Quotations of another person's actual spoken or written word and paraphrases of another person's spoken or written words must also be cited.

For additional information about citing sources and avoiding plagiarism, please visit Purdue University's Online Writing Lab

 

Citing Sources

Most Communication research courses will require you to use the APA Style for citing your sources. Here are some useful links: 

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