Citing Sources

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These pages provide information on how to cite the most common sources in the most commonly accepted styles.

Quick guide, link to Purdue OWL, and video tutorials.

Link to online access. If connecting from off campus you will need to log in with your BroncoNet ID and password.

Quick guide, link to Purdue OWL, and video tutorials

Quick guide for notes - bibliography and parenthetical reference styles.

Purdue's OWL Online Writing Lab
Check out Purdue's very helpful guides to help you format your citations correctly in APA, Chicago style or MLA.

Additional citation websites

All about DOIs
DOI (digital object identifier) is a unique number associated with a particular article. Many style guides now require them in a citation.

Avoiding plagiarism
Tips on how to avoid plagiarism and links to videos on this topic.

Citation generators
Need help kick starting your bibliography? Consult these citation generators. NOTE: Always manually check your citations before turning in your paper.

Citation styles by discipline
There are many other citation styles. Find the manual for the one you need on this list.

Copyright and legal use of information
Copyright basics and guidelines for WMU course reserves.

Create a stable or durable URL to link to an article within course software, e-mail and Web pages
You can create a durable URL to link to an article that requires a Bronco NetID sign-in from off campus.

How to write an annotated bibliography