Handouts for Common Citation Styles
Handouts developed by the library with commonly cited source examples in styles used at Metropolitan State University.
Collect your citations, cite your sources, and create Works Cited/Reference pages with these tools.
- RefWorks [Note! Access ending in May 2015! Details...]
Recommended by librarians, these websites provide instructions on how to cite sources and include examples of properly formatted papers in a variety of citation styles, including APA, MLA, and Chicago.
- Research and Documentation Online
- Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
- Chicago Manual of Style
Learn about Plagiarism
- Metropolitan State University Student Handbook statement on plagiarism.
- Plagiarism. A five-minute video by Common Craft that introduces the basics of plagiarism and how to avoid it.
- Plagiarism 2.0: Ethics in the Digital Age. A 19-minute video that examines the behaviors that constitute plagiarism, their consequences, and the best ways to avoid them.
- Information Studies 115: Information Access and Research Skills. Take this two-credit, half-semester course to learn the library research skills essential for academic success!
- Writing Center at Metropolitan State University