Listed below are a few quick links to resources that will aid you in citing sources.
To avoid plagiarism, you must give credit whenever you use:
Here are some links to tutorials that will help you understand more about plagiarism and how to avoid it:
This section was designed to provide you with assistance in citing your sources when writing an academic paper.
There are different styles which format the information differently. In each tab, you will find descriptions of each citation style featured in this guide along with links to online resources for citing and a few examples.
What is a citation and citation style?
A citation is a way of giving credit to individuals for their creative and intellectual works that you utilized to support your research. It can also be used to locate particular sources and combat plagiarism. Typically, a citation can include the author's name, date, location of the publishing company, journal title, or DOI (Digital Object Identifer).
A citation style dictates the information necessary for a citation and how the information is ordered, as well as punctuation and other formatting.
How to do I choose a citation style?
There are many different ways of citing resources from your research. The citation style sometimes depends on the academic discipline involved. For example:
*You will need to consult with your professor to determine what is required in your specific course.
The following are tips for saving and importing references from frequently-used database or database vendors.
Note: If you do not see a database listed below, try a Google search for "EndNote Web" and the name of the database; you will likely find tips on another EndNote guide (often created by a university library). When in doubt, export with Reference Manager and import with the RIS filter, or simply manually add your references.
EBSCO (e.g., CINAHL, Communication and Mass Media Complete):
Gale (e.g., Academic OneFile):