IT 150: Information Technology for Business

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Cite Your Sources

Citation is your indication that certain material in your work came from another source. It also provides readers with the information necessary to find that source again. Giving credit to the original author by citing sources is the only way to use other people's work without plagiarizing.

The following situations almost always require citation:

  • quotation
  • paraphrasing
  • use of an idea not your own
  • specific reference to the work of another
  • use of someone else's work to develop your own ideas

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Citation Help

Citation Help

Here are some great resources to help with proper citation styles:

For detailed information on how to use NoodleTools, please see the library's NoodleTools Research & Citation Manager research guide.

Zotero also offers a citation generator called ZoteroBib - see box on this page for details!

APA Publication Manual

A copy of the APA Publication Manual is available at the Library's Reference Desk. Click here for a tutorial on how to cite sources using APA style. 


NOTE: The APA Publication Manual was updated to its 7th edition in October 2019. Refer to the APA Style Blog for useful tools, guidelines and discussion of specific APA topics, or click here to see what's new.

MLA Style online

The MLA Style Center website provides useful resources including notices on recent updates and sample papers. 

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Plagiarism Tutorial

Take a plagiarism prevention tutorial by clicking the screen.