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BI 383: Coral Reef Ecology Seminar

APA, MLA, Chicago Citation Styles

Citation Managers

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Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a standalone application that uses browser connectors to save full text, organize sources, and create citations. Click the logo to see more info!

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ATTENTION: Please note that the Library will be ending its subscription to Refworks in July 2022. For more information, see our Refworks-to-Zotero transfer guide.

Citing Your Sources

The links below point to brief informational guides for creating accurate citations. For more complete information, consult the original books at the library (see call numbers below) or contact a librarian.

Questions about Citations? Save time, ask a Librarian!

Chicago Author-Date

Chicago Notes-Bibliography

APA Citation Guide

MLA Citation Style Guide

Understanding Plagiarism

What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the presentation or submission of another's work as your own.

  • It includes summarizing, paraphrasing, copying, or translating words, ideas, artworks, audio, video, computer programs, statistical data, or any other creative work, without proper attribution.
  • It can be deliberate or accidental. It can be complete or partial.

How Do I Avoid Plagiarism?

Understanding what constitutes plagiarism is your first step to avoiding it. 

  • Proper documentation will help you avoid plagiarism.
  • Documenting your sources gives credit to researchers who come before you and helps others find the sources that you used. 
  • Citation styles are agreed upon standards for citing resources. Always use the citation style recommended by your professor.

 

If you have any questions about plagiarism or citing your work, ask your professor or a librarian.

Citation Managers

the Zotero logo

Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a standalone application that uses browser connectors to save full text, organize sources, and create citations. Click the logo to see more info!

Refworks logo

ATTENTION: Please note that the Library will be ending its subscription to Refworks in July 2022. For more information, see our Refworks-to-Zotero transfer guide.