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Research Map: Cite!

Don't Plagiarize! These resources will help you use information legally and ethically.

Citation Guides

When to Cite

Always use citations when:

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

More help:

Citation Help Video Tutorials

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How to use the Citation Tools in Word to create your Works Cited page and make sure you've included everything.

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Pro Tip: Citation Management

Make sure you have citation information for each source as you collect it.

It's no fun to be all done with your paper, only to realize you don't have your citation information!

EndNote Web is a FREE online service that allows you to store, share and organize your citations so that you can access them from any computer.