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Citing Sources: How to Cite

How to Cite your Research Paper


This LibGuide was designed to provide you with assistance in citing your sources when writing a paper.

There are different styles which format the information differently, so select the tab for the style you need and take a look at some examples.

Why Cite?

This video from Rutgers University's Robeson Library shows why citing your sources is essential and provides important information about plagiarism.

For more information, and to watch the other two parts of the video, you can visit the Robeson Library's website.


Parts of this LibGuide were created by Scott Pfitzinger, Information Commons & Technology Librarian at Butler University, Indianapolis, IN. Other users of LibGuides are welcome to use this Guide as a template and to make changes as necessary to fit their custom needs.

Parts of this LibGuide were created by Jen Fiero, Library Associate, Jackson College - Aktinson Library, Jackson,MI.

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