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Writing and Citing

Organizing and Citing Your Sources

Free citation tools like Zotero or Mendeley can help you keep track of, organize, and annotate your sources. Once you’re ready to write, these tools can create in-text citations and bibliographies for you, too. 

Information on citation styles:


Visit Purdue OWL for examples of papers formatted in APAMLA, and Chicago style.

Consult the Chicago Manual of Style Online or the Scientific Style and Format Online.

Writing a literature review? Visit this guide from the University of North Carolina for general tips and guidelines.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Test your knowledge of summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting correctly with this self-paced Accidental Plagiarism tutorial from the University of Arizona.

Read an in-depth explanation of Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It from Indiana University Bloomington.

Run your paper through Turnitin in your class’s Kodiak classroom to check for originality. 

Getting Help

Ask a librarian for quick assistance with research and citations.

Make an appointment with a librarian for in-depth research help.

Make an appointment with Writing Support Services to get extra assistance with writing for class.