When doing research, whether for a paper or class project, be sure to cite your information properly using APA style, v. 6. The resources you see on this guide will aid you in doing that.
This guide provides information on using citation tools and providing correct citations for your research projects. Why should you use these?
Researchers do not claim the ideas and words of other researchers as their own. Researchers should give credit where credit is due.
You cite material when:
You do not need to document:
If you are not sure what to do, it is better to cite.
Citation ensures the accuracy of knowledge and protects intellectual property rights.
Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.
Here are some examples of citations for commonly used items: