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Reading and Literacy: Citing Sources and Citation Management

What types of things do I need to cite?

You need to cite other's words or ideas whenever you use them in your paper (i.e. direct quotes, summaries). This may include:

  • journal articles, newspaper articles or magazine articles
  • books or book chapters
  • web sites and web pages
  • encyclopedias
  • government documents
  • emails, interviews or speeches
  • all ideas or words in any format that are not your own

APA Research Guides and Plagiarism Avoidance Resource

Types of Plagiarism

Citation Manuals in Print

Citation Management Videos - information from Owl Purdue