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Citation Tools and Tips: Introduction

Learn how to use the library's citation tools and resources!


  • A style format is a set of standards for the writing of documents
  • A style format determines the format of the paper as well as citations 
  • We cite papers to give credit to the original authors and to avoid plagiarism
  • Different style formats are used for different academic disciplines
  • If you are unsure what style format to use, ask your professor

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Citation Tools

Please note: while most citation tools tend to be accurate, they sometimes contain errors. Please consult your professor before using citation generators.

Style Guides

Listed below are style guides for commonly used style formats