Help for Citing Your Sources
Finished your final papers but not your bibliographies? Not sure how to cite a website or a book chapter? The library can help!
Tools like Refworks are great for storing articles and other resources in a single, organized space, and they’ll even create a bibliography for you! If you have been exporting articles to Refworks, then automatically creating a bibliography is easy. Take a look at their great tutorials for help, or contact a librarian.
Although having a computer program write your bibliography may seem magical, it’s far from perfect — be sure to double-check for errors like improper capitalization, typos, or extra periods!
Writing that Works Cited page by hand? Answer those nagging questions about which words to italicize with these handy resources:
Publication Manual for the American Psychological Association – The official word on APA style. Paper copies are available for use in the library.
Research & Documentation Online – Check out examples of the APA List of References.
Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) APA – An easy-to-understand guide to writing and citing in APA style.
Still need a hand? Want someone to check your work? Ask a librarian! Don’t forget, good citations are are an important aspect of Academic Integrity.
Research Support Librarian
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