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GEOG 330 Research Guide: Citations/Plagiarism

APA Citation Style

A citation style is a standard approach for documenting sources that you quote, consult, or summarize in your research papers. Proper use of citation styles helps you construct effective papers, share knowledge efficiently with others, and avoid plagiarism.

Below is an online tool to help you get started with the APA citation style used for many courses at Frostburg State University.

How to tell if you are plagiarizing

Elements of a Citation on a Database Page

What the bibliographic information for a journal article looks like on a database search results page.