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Citation Generators

Online citation generators are a great and easy way for you to do your citations.

-- Check to make sure you're using APA!
-- Make sure everything is correct!


Plagiarism - Don't Do It!

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Prillo, C. Plagiarism. Retrieved from


The links below will help you learn the American Psychology Association (APA) style when citing sources.

Using Microsoft Word?

Create citations in word

Did you know that you can generate citations, the works cited page and bibliography directly in Word? Check out the directions here:


How do you decide what to cite?

Citation decision trees
From: Harris, Robert A. The Plagiarism Handbook: Strategies for Preventing, Detecting, and Dealing with Plagiarism. Los Angeles: Pyrcck Publishing, 2001.


Citing Database Sources

Database "CITE" buttons

Most databases have a "Cite" button where you can get a computer-generated citation of the article you are looking at (check for accuracy). Copy and paste the citation into your document or project.

Make sure you select the APA format!


APA Guide

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Mastering APA Style - American Psychological Association Staff
Call Number: REF 808.06 GAS
ISBN: 143380557X
Publication Date: 2009-07-15


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