Accurately documenting sources used for research is an important part of the writing and research process. Documentation is important because:
For more information on plagiarism please read the Academic Policies of the University and the English Department's policy on Academic Integrity.
The library also offers workshops and webinars on the topic during the Fall and Winter semesters. Please see our listing of events for the upcoming sessions.
There are many citation styles but the most popular ones are:
We have guides available at the Reference Desk to use in the library, or you can use the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University as a quick reference.