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Citing Your Sources

In this guide

  • Introduction to citing sources: reasons to cite sources, introduction to citation styles.
  • APA - about the style, links to online style guides (including guides on citing business sources), sample papers, and additional resources.
  • MLA - about the style, links to online style guides, sample papers, and additional resources.
  • Chicago/Turabian - about the style, links to online style guides, sample papers, and additional resources.
  • AMA - about the style, links to online style guides, sample papers, and additional resources
  • Citing computer codes - brief guidelines for citing a computer program or piece of source code in a report or paper.
  • Citing data - brief guidelines to documenting data.
  • Citing film and video - a guide to documenting films, TV shows, video recordings, etc.  in APA, MLA, and Chicago style.
  • Citing images -  a guide to documenting images and artworks in APA, MLA, Turabian, and Chicago style.
  • Citing online sources - links to guides guides on citing electronic sources.
  • Citing sound - a guide to documenting sound recordings in APA, MLA, and Chicago style.
  • Citation formatters - tools for formatting citations in Google Scholar and research databases.
  • Citation management tools - redirect to a guide covering RefWorks, SciWheel, EndNote, and  Zotero (link opens in a new window).
  • Plagiarism avoidance - redirect to a guide on basics of proper attribution beyond citing sources ((link opens in a new window).

Help from Libraries and Writing Centers

Libraries

Writing Centers

Schedule an appointment

AWC Tutor Feedback (submit a paper of six double-spaced pages or less and get  feedback from a tutor within 48 hours)

Email: acadwc@uc.edu

The Learning Commons is planning to have in-person services available in the Fall.

Until then please use the Academic Writing Center (see links above)

Email: UCCLearningCommons@uc.edu

Schedule an appointment

Submit your work (submit a paper of six double-spaced pages or less and get  feedback from a tutor within 24-48 hours)

Email: eric.vanhoose@uc.edu

Comments? Questions?

Please direct your comments, questions, and suggestions about this guide to
Olga Hart (olga.hart@uc.edu, 556-1850)

University of Cincinnati Libraries

PO Box 210033 Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0033

Phone: 513-556-1424

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