Contact your subject librarian or use any of the follow resources for help with your research, writing, and citations.
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The University Writing Center (UWC) at Cal Poly Pomona provides tutoring on an appointment, online, and drop-in basis. Check out their tutoring services today!
The Writing Center at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a plethora of publicly available online resources to support all forms of writing. Their Tips and Tools resource page has information on everything from how to write for college courses and how to development thesis statements to comma usage and gender-inclusive language.
The Academic Phrase Bank also provides "examples of some of the phraseological 'nuts and bolts' of writing." Visit the web site created by John Morley, at the U of Manchester.
For more information about avoiding plagiarism, visit CPP's Student Conduct and Integrity website.
Are you using APA – the style of documentation from the American Psychological Association? Watch the following videos!
Are you using MLA – the style of documentation from the Modern Language Association? Watch the following videos!
Are you using Chicago? Watch the following videos! Be sure to check out our Author-Date resources, available through our general tutorial, as well.
Gather many references with a reference manager such as Zotero or EndNote. A reference manager can quickly create a bibliography for you, and you can choose from a variety of citation styles. Or create one or a few quick citations with these tools:
Citation tools and reference management tools are a big help. But beware: You should review the citations for accuracy and correct formatting. Ultimately, you are responsible for the citations that you submit for an assignment, not the citation tool.
APA and MLA are two commonly-used standard citation styles, but check with your professor before using either.
For using APA style:
For using MLA style: