A reflects all of the information a person would need to locate a particular source. For example, basic citation information for a book consists of name(s) of author(s) or editor(s), title of book, name of publisher, place of publication, and most recent copyright date.
Plagiarism is copying something without crediting the source.
For more resources and information, see the Citations and Plagiarism guide!
Remember, many online resources now provide citations formatted for your Works Cited or References page. Look for them when using databases and online encyclopedias.
Don't forget to include in-text citations too.
A tutorial from Indiana University Bloomington that provides examples of plagiarism.
The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University provides easy to read and understand guides for different citation styles.
Use the menu on the left to navigate through the guide.
The library has various style guides available to answer citation format questions.
Zotero is "a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself."
Stony Brook University has a site license for EndNote, a bibliographic tool which enables users to quickly organize references while automatically building bibliographic documentation.
The library provides free EndNote workshops each semester. Check the library homepage for upcoming dates.