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Citing your sources gives credit to the authors you're citing and helps your readers track your sources down.
MLA and APA are a couple of the most popular citation styles at UAFS.
See the box at the right for tools to help you format citations and bibliographies.
For more help, visit the UAFS Writing Center.
UAFS Writing Center
The Writing Center staff at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith welcomes all writers, at all levels of experience. We believe that anyone can benefit from collaborative tutoring and that the process of drafting and revision under the guidance of experienced writers is a fundamental step in strengthening confidence in one's writing. We hope to meet you wherever you are in your writing process and to assist you in further developing your writing skillset.
Cite Sources from the Boreham Library
Browse through our menu of popular citation styles to find examples of how to cite common sources such as books, articles, interviews, YouTube videos, and more.
Purdue's OWL (Online Writing Lab) provides guides to MLA, APA, and Chicago styles, as well as advice on research, writing and citation.
[zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work - in the web browser itself.
Other Citation Managers
Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. You can automatically generate bibliographies, collaborate with other researchers online, import papers from other research software, find relevant papers based on what you’re reading, and access your papers from anywhere online.
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