Citing your sources is an important part of the writing process. It helps you:
Verify which citation style your professor expects you to use. The most common citation format for the social sciences and is the American Psychological Association (APA). You can use a copy of the most current, official APA style manual in the Library Building:
Online APA Tools/Generators/Guides:
PLAGIARISM: the act of using another's words or ideas while presenting them as your own by not providing credit to the originator of the words or ideas.