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PHL 4610: Senior Seminar in Philosophy

This guide has links to library resources, Google Scholar, and citation links.

Citing Your Work

For your research papers, you will need to include a bibliography of your sources. Citing your sources:

  • Lets your audience know that sources you are using are credible and based on established research, that you didn't just make it up.
  • Following a specific format such as APA style allows your reader to find information quickly in your paper.
  • It helps your audience know how to retrace your steps or recreate your work.
  • And it demonstrates your knowledge of your topic.

To find specific examples on citing your sources, Purdue University, Online Writing Lab developed a series of web pages for each of the major styles: APA, MLA, or Chicago Style. The web-based style guides are 24/7 to explain how to cite your sources in your bibliography. The links are below.