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Academic Integrity & Plagiarism Research Guide

This guide Will help You understand the vocabulary used when talking about plagiriarism, the six main types of plagiarism and how to properly cite your sources.

Citing Your Sources

Citation book coversCiting Your Sources 

Citing your sources is an important part of the research process and it is essential that you credit those whose work you consult in the course of your research.   

Different disciplines use different citing styles. Your professor will let you know which guidelines to use. 

The most common guidelines are:

  • MLA -- Modern Language Association
  • APA -- American Psychological Association
  • Chicago/Turabian

Citation Assistance

On our Mesa College Library website we have a page called Cite Sources that has citation software as well as websites that will help you get those citations in perfect order! It Includes:

  • NoodleBib Citation Creation Software click here
  • MLA Citation Websites (below the video is APA Citation information)

- Below is a video about MLA Citation Basics

APA Citation Websites

- Below is a video on APA Citation Basics