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12 Things You Want to Know about Resources: Cite Your Sources

This guide targets students in the areas of Arts and Social Sciences. All the pages will be updated to provide new features.

Citation Styles

▶ APA Style - Books


APA Style Guide to Electronic References

Download the pdf file from HERE

APA Style Blog

The APA Style Blog is the official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition. It's run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day.

General APA Guidelines @ The Owl at Purdue

General APA Guidelines by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University

Displaying Your Findings

CrossRef (DOI Resolver)

Crossref's citation-linking network "covers over 75 million journal articles and other content items (books chapters, data, theses, technical reports) from thousands of scholarly and professional publishers around the globe" (2015).
To find out more information, watch this:

Check Crossref metadata search that also helps find relevant articles.

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The Chicago Manual of Style



Avoiding Plagiarism

Plagiarism (representing the intellectual work of others as one’s own) is a species of academic dishonesty, and as such is subject to academic penalty. Properly acknowledging the work of others in your papers is the domain of citation; your papers must properly cite others work where you've used it.

Check the Academic Integrity guide in Student Papers & Academic Research Kit (York University, Ontario)