We understand that citing your sources can be a little confusing, but it doesn't have to be overwhelming. Before you start, ask yourself these questions:
1. What type of source am I trying to cite?
2. Where did I retrieve that source?
3. What citation style am I supposed to use for my assignment?
Need for more help? Look under the Getting Started and Academic Honesty menus to find more information that will help get you started. Remember, individual help is always available through the Center for Academic Enhancement or ask a librarian.
The purpose of using citations is to let the reader know where you obtained your information so sources can easily be located and consulted. You must document your sources when you provide information that you ordinarily would not have known before conducting your research.
You must cite when you:
For more information, see "What Information Should Be Cited and Why?"