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InfoBits: Write and Cite

What You'll Learn

InfoBits - Build your research skills

  • What to do before you begin the writing process
  • Where to go for writing help
  • How to find citation format style guides

Important Terms

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  • Free drop-in tutoring, no appointment necessary
  • Studying in groups with a tutor
  • Online tutoring services
  • Rooms to study with classmates
  • Study skills tips and workshops
  • Computer lab with tutoring available
  • Other programs and services

Write and Cite

Write & Cite - Tools and assistance to help with the writing process.

As you organize your information, keep in mind how it can be used to support your ideas. Check with your instructor, syllabus, or assignment for specific requirements such as:

  • Steps in the development of your paper/presentation
    • e.g. thesis statement, outline, draft, etc.
  • Paper format
    •  cover page, header, margins, spacing, etc.
  • Citation style
    • APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, etc.

Keep track of your sources as you go along.  It will make citing your sources so much easier.

Online Citation Guides

Use these online guides to help you cite correctly.


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Build Your Skills

Complete the "Write & Cite" section to learn time-saving techniques to write and cite your paper effectively.

Other Links

Print Citation Guides