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Dental Hygiene: Citing your sources

This guide has been developed as a general introduction to resources in the field of dental hygiene .

Tips and Guidelines

Always use citations when:

  • quoting directly from a source
  • including statistics or other factual information
  • paraphrasing or summarizing an author's main idea

For more tips, see this guide from Princeton University.

Microsoft Word Citation tool

Zotero: Citation Management Made Easy

"My life just got a whole lot easier!"
~GPC Business student upon seeing Zotero create a works cited page.

Zotero is a free citation management program.

Zotero helps you:

  • format citations
  • insert citations in a paper
  • keep track of your resources
  • share resources with group members

APA Style Guides

Citation Help video

This video demonstrates how you translate the citation information in various sources into a citation.  The examples are in MLA style, but the same principles apply to APA style or any other style.