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Writing Help: Citation


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There are hundreds of referencing styles to choose from. Check with your professor to determine which one is required for your course. The three most common styles, and therefore the three with which you can find the most help, are APA, Chicago, and MLA.

Writing Centre tutors can help you with citation styles, but each tutor has a different area of expertise. Therefore, if you want citation and formatting help, it's best that you submit your paper online so that we can match you with a tutor.

Below are some guides developed by University Library faculty.

Strategies for Avoiding Plagiarism

Quoting and Paraphrasing

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Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarising are all ways to incorporate sources into your paper. Always remember to cite your sources!