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UNIV 1310 Research Basics: Citing Your Work

This guide has the objective of support students in the course UNIV 1310 ESOL, taught by Laura Mendoza.

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Zotero is a free and easy-to-use research tool that helps you collect, organize, and analyze research and lets you share it in a variety of ways. Zotero includes the best parts of older reference manager software — the ability to store author, title, and publication fields and to export that information as formatted references — and the best aspects of modern software and web applications, such as the ability to organize, tag, and search in advanced ways

For more information about Zotero visit our Zotero research guide!

MLA Style


Citation Samples

Each example on this page is hyperlinked to its appropriate site, where you can see the exact rules.



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to "plagiarize" means

  • to steal & pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own
  • to use (another's production) without crediting the source
  • to commit literary theft
  • to present as new & original an idea or product derived from an existing source


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Citing Research & Avoiding Plagiarism

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