Citation Styles & Using Sources
Avoiding Plagiarism - University of Techology Sydney
If you are in any doubt about the tecnicalities of avoiding accusations of plagiarism, even unintentional, do this tutorial!
Using Outside Sources Primary vs. Secondary Research - Aims Community College
The difference between primary and secondary sources is explained on this page.
Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism - Birmingham City University
A detailed gide on using sources and plagiarism, covering quoting, summarising, reporting verbs, etc.
Evaluating Sources - John Hopkins University
Useful help on evaluating the validity and appropriateness of a source. Accessible and well organised.
Documentation Styles - University of Wisconsin
Precise guidelines regarding all issues of citation and referencing. There is also specific guidance on how to write a bibliography according to Chicago/Turabian
Research and Documentation - Diana Hacker, Bedford St. Martins
A great resource for how to cite in different styles, including useful example papers. Covers APA (social sciences), Chicago/Turabian (history) and MLA (humanities) as well as CBE (hard sciences).
Formatting in Sociology - Purdue OWL
Few websites deal with ASA, the standard style for sociology, which is why we've included this one. It covers all the main points very effectively.
This webpage pulls together style guide resources from all over into one convenient place and gives you the information you really need to know.