Citing your sources means listing the sources (books, websites, articles) you used for your research.
Why to Cite:
When to Cite:
You should cite a source if you reproduce, quote, paraphrase, or summarize ideas created by others. When in doubt, cite!
Plagiarism Has Consequences:
Plagiarism may not seem like a big deal, but there can be some severe and/or long lasting effects:
The following websites may help you better understand and avoid plagiarism. Remember that there are serious consequences for plagiarizing.