Your instructor should tell you which citation style he or she wants you to use. Click on the appropriate link below to learn how to format your paper and cite your sources according to a particular style.
Cite all outside sources you use in your research paper! Citing is required for sources you:
Paraphrase (rewrite using your own words), and
Summarize (rewrite the main concept or idea in your own words).
It's important to make sure you collect all the information you need to cite a source as you gather your information so that you won't need to look it up again, so: