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English and Literature Resources: Citations - APA Style

APA, 6th edition

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  Why and How to Cite

A good scholar cites the source of information whenever using another person's ideas, opinion or theory. A good scholar also provides citations for any facts, statistics, graphs, or drawings that are obtained from another source. Quotations of another person's actual spoken or written word, and paraphrases of another person's spoken or written words should also be cited.

For additional information about citing sources and avoiding plagiarism, try any or all of the following:

Other Citation Resources

  • Style/Citation Guides
  • RefWorks is a web-based, personalized system for managing citations and notes for research projects of any size. It can be used to add citation records from online catalogs, databases and other sources, as well as to produce bibliographies formatted in any major style.

    RefWorks workshops are offered throughout the year. For a list of this semester's sessions, visit the Library Workshop page.

    RefWorks can be accessed from the Find Articles link on the main Library page or with this link.

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