Avoiding Plagiarism By Citing Sources
When do you need to cite a resource you use for your research assignment? ALWAYS! Whether you use a direct quotation (author's exact words) or paraphrase it (putting the author's main ideas/points into your own expressions), you have to cite it.
Tip: Always check to see if your research assignment requires a certain type of citation style before you begin. If you're not sure, check with your professor!
Problems viewing? Watch it on YouTube.
- ACS Guide Williams College Libraries' Citation Guide
- ACS Style Guidelines Guidelines from the University of California Berkeley's Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library
Citation Management Tools
- BibMe Free Citation Generator
- EasyBib Free Citation Generator
- Son of Citation Machine Free Citation Generator.
- Zotero Citation Manager Free Download works in your Firefox browser to collect, manage, and cite resources for you.
- Mendeley: Free reference manager that can help you organize your research, automatically generate bibliographies & more.