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Writing Resources: Citing Sources

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Citing Sources

Tips and Tricks:

  • Always check your assignment description and your course syllabus to see which citation style your instructor requires.
  • Make sure you write down where you found your quotation or fact, including the page or paragraph number.
  • If you use an idea or a concept from a source, you must cite it.
  • If you use someone else's work word-for-word, it must be placed in quotation marks, AND cited.

For more details on MLA and APA style, hover over the Citing Sources tab, and choose the appropriate style.

Why to Cite

Courtesy of Hartness Library CCV/Vermont Tech Libraries: Learn why it's important to cite sources you use in college-level work.

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