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Citing Sources and Format
- Remember to cite your source, when either quoting directly or paraphrasing. In other words, cite your source whenever you present an idea that isn't your own.
- Websites must be cited in your notes/bibliography, too; if you cut and paste - or paraphrase - from a website, cite the webpage.
- When in doubt, cite your source.
- Connect to the Libraries' Web page: Citation Guides & Style Manuals
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS): Procedures for Submitting Manuscripts
The Chicago Manual of Style
Call Number: SC Young Reference Z253 .U69 2017
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Automatic Citation Generators
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- Collect & organize citations
- Attach PDFs, notes, and images to your citations
- Cite sources within your paper/thesis
- Share Zotero libraries (folders)
It's easy to use, and best of all, it's free. Zotero works with Chrome, Firefox and Safari, which allows you to work directly from your web browser. Learn more at Zotero.org or Smith's Zotero Guide for students.