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Speech: Citing Sources

Why cite?

Give credit to the ideas, words, and works of others

Allow readers to find your sources

Avoid plagiarism

Citation Managers

Track sources and format bibliographies.
Download citations from library catalogs and databases.

EndNote is a free download for GSU students, faculty and staff.
Here's a handy EndNote Guide to get you started.

Zotero was developed by historians to support historical and related research. It is a free Firefox plugin.
Here's a handy Zotero guide to get you started.

Citation Guides

Citation questions? Get help!

  • In-person: Research Support Desk, Library North 1
  • Online: Live Assistance online chat, from the Library homepage
  • or contact Nedda directly: nedda@gsu.edu

APA Style

  • Purdue OWL APA site
  • Multiple copies of the APA manual are available at the Research Support Desk (Library North 1).

The Associated Press Stylebook

  • Print copy held in Reference section, Library North 2.
    Call number: PN4783 .A83

Chicago Style

MLA Style

  • Purdue OWL MLA site
  • Multiple copies of the MLA manual are available at the Research Support Desk (Library North 1).