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Citations & Avoiding Plagiarism

How to cite sources using MLA, APA or Chicago. Also has resources for understanding and avoiding plagiarism.

Reading MLA Citations

Why read a citation?

Find more relevant resources.

  • Reading citations in a book or at the end of an article can help you find additional resources related to that topic.  

Verify information.

  • Curious about a statistic or quotation mentioned in the article? Want to know more about a specific incident discussed in the book?  Check the citation associated with it.