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Student Affairs: Citation Help

Citation Handbook

APA Manual

APA style guide available at The Reference Desk.  

Citing Your Sources

Citing your sources is an important component of the writing process. It is important to properly cite all sources used during your research giving proper credit to the authors of the ideas and specific quotes you have used in your paper to prevent plagiarism.

Citing APA Style

Style guides show how to format citations for bibliographies, footnotes, and in-text citations in a consistent format that makes it easy for the reader to locate the source your used in your paper. The School of Education uses the APA citation style.

The APA manual is available from the Ready Reference area behind the Reference Desk.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
BF76.7 P83 2010

The MU Writing Center is a great place to get assistance with writing and citation styles.  Librarians are available for help with research in the Writing Center by appointment.

These are also a good resources online:

Monmouth University Library Tutorial on Plagiarism Prevention

Take a plagiarism prevention tutorial by clicking the screen below.  In less than 10 minutes you can learn how to avoid plagiarism.