Citing your work: several copies of the major citation styles guides are available at the Reference Desk, including the MLA Handbook, as well as Turabian, Chicago, APA, CSE, AMA, etc.
How do I know if I need to cite something?
Harris, R.A. (2001). The Plagiarism Handbook: Strategies for Preventing, Detecting, and Dealing With Plagiarism.
- short phrase about what Zotero is
- link to Zotero guide
- link to group of librarians who can help set up Zotero
What does it mean when our paper assignments say to use a certain citation style?
Different citation styles for different disciplines; could mean different things (just citations, or citations &; paper formatting); In-text citations; paraphrase; works cited page; paper formatting
What’s the point of citation?
Might seem confusing and unnecessary; different disciplines use different types of sources more heavily than others; Scholarship is a conversation → Provide readers access to your source material; lend yourself credibility; Give attribution to the original author; protect yourself from plagiarism