Cite Your Sources
Here is where you make sure you're citing your sources - both in-text for paraphrasing and quoting, and in your reference page at the end. You should...
Note: not citing your sources is plagiarism - a kind of theft. For more information, look at the lower boxes.
Here's how to avoid plagiarism:
present information you have found in the body of your paper by using...
Writing a summary and paraphrasing can be tricky as you MUST put the information in your own words, so to learn more about avoiding plagiarism, read the Plagiarism Guide.
Watch this video to learn to quote and paraphrase in APA style.
From AUT University Library, New Zealand.
Plagiarism is a very serious offense.
Examples of Plagiarism Include:
Who can help me make sure I'm NOT plagiarizing?
If you have specific questions about citing your sources, writing tips, or help with editing, go to:
Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC)
Get in-person tutoring at the Student Learning Assistance Center, or SLAC, located on the 4th floor of Alkek Library. Check the website for hours and availability.
SLAC also maintains good handout page for quick reference.
Texas State University Writing Center
The Writing Center is located on the first floor of ASB North. You can get help with all types of writing, including papers, essays, and resumes.
The Writing Center offers in-person and online tutoring (check their website for more information). You can also print out documentation handouts.
Use the cite tool in Start Your Research: