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Company and Industry Research: Cite Sources

Citation Style

Proper citation for the source in a bibliography or list of references when you quote or paraphrase the idea of another person in your research paper, presentation, or speech.

  • gives credit to the author
  • enables the reader to locate the resource you cited
  • lendis credibility to your work, especially when you use authoritative sources

Using other people's ideas and not giving them credit via providing proper references is plagiarism which is both an honor code violation and a federal crime.

Publication Manual of the
American Pyschological Association

BF76.7 .P83 2010

  • Reference
  • Reference Desk
  • Circ Desk Permanent Reserves
  • Third Floor
  • Online



  • interactive form for generating citations
  • for APA and MLA
  • (Arizona State University)




    Set on an account on campus,
    access wherever you login.



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    Important Tools to download: RefGrab-it and Write-N-Cite