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Citing Sources / Create Your Bibliography

Why and how we cite sources in academic writing. The guide includes links to many helpful online tutorials, style guides, and related documents to help you understand citation practice, and build correct citations for your bibliography.

Getting Started - Tutorials and Guides

Understand Citation Elements


Understanding Citation Styles

Watch the video below (8:56 min) for a breakdown of different citation styles. 

Citing Sources, Citing Ideas

Watch the video below (1:05 min) for a quick breakdown on what language and ideas need to be cited. 

Citing Without Quoting (

Watch the video below (3:29 min) for a demonstration of how citations mark the boundaries between your ideas, and the ideas of someone else.