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Human Sciences

Citing Sources

Citing Your Sources

Why cite your sources?  To document your research and to give credit to others whose work you use.  It also helps you avoid plagiarism that is a violation of NCCU's academic honor code.

Click on the link below for an excellent tutorial on plagiarism.

Citation Tools

Landmarks Citation Machine

An easy-to-use citation builder. Choose the appropriate style (APA, MLA, etc.) and fill in the forms to create citations for any format.

EndNote Online

EndNote is a bibliography and manuscript maker - it formats citations, figures, and tables in Microsoft Word with the Cite While You Write feature. EndNote specializes in storing, managing, and searching for bibliographic references in your private reference library.
ProQuest RefWorks
Refworks is an amazing citation tool that you can use right inside the context of our Data Bases.  Press "Export" or "Save" on the given data base screen and you will be prompted to initiate an account and begin your "Works Cited"  site.  It's truly a blast.