Citing your sources (telling the reader where you got your information) answers these questions:
Where did you find you information?
Are your sources reliable?
Where can I go to learn more about your topic?
Research Project Tip #1: Gather and keep information about your resources as you go. Don’t wait until the end and have to go looking for them!
Research Project Tip #2: Many online sources, including the databases on our database page, will create the citation for you—just copy and paste it to your “Works Cited” or “Bibliography” page or slide.
View this video to help you learn how:
If you use other websites of books, try the tools below to create your citations (complete and organized information about your sources).