Cite Your Sources

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  • Why Cite Sources?

    • Citations demonstrate the authenticity and originality of your work.
    • Citations illustrate your research process.
    • Citations allow your reader to identify and locate additional resources on your topic.
    • Citations acknowledge the authors and researchers you relied on to develop your paper's argument.

    Steps to Citing a Source

    Step 1: Determine the source type.

       Is it a book, journal article, newspaper or encyclopedia entry?

    Step 2:  Decide if the source is print or digital.

       Is the source from an online database, web site or a Library’s print collection?

    Step 3: Find an example citation for the source type in a citation guide.

    Step 4: Use the example as a template to create your citation.

    Styles used at ENC:

    Business English/Writing History/Pre-Law
    Education Literature Religion

    Psychology, Social Work



    APA Style