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How to Cite Resources

Citing Correctly

Why Cite Correctly?

  • To give credit for work used
  • To provide users of your work access to related useful sources
  • To provide authority to your assertions

How do you Cite?

There are many different styles for formatting references and various publications have different requirements for references. You can find manuals of style in the library in the Reference area on the second floor in the WZ 345 sectionOnline you can consult:



Citation Managers are programs that help you collect, organize, share, and cite sources.

Here are the citation manager programs that have guides:

Formats single references:
Nice for grabbing a quickly formatted citation for one time use

Avoiding Plagiarism

Plagiarism - an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author.

plagiarism. (n.d.). Unabridged. Retrieved January 02, 2015, from website:

The following web sites can help you understand and avoid plagiarizing the works of others.



APA Help

How to cite an UpToDate topic

Marion DW. Diaphragmatic pacing. In: UpToDate, Post TW (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA. (Accessed on  March  25, 2018.)