Human Kinetics

Citing Sources

When writing a research paper, it is important to document every quotation, paraphrase and idea. Each discipline uses its own method of documentation or citation style. Professors may recommend different styles. There is no single correct form, but it is essential that consistency be observed in all entries.

Here are a couple of useful links to style guides:

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Academic Writing Help Centre (AWHC)

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  • Plagiarism
    Plagiarism in writing is the incorrect use of source material. Whether it is intentional or not, failing to give credit for words, ideas, or concepts that you get from any source, including your own previously submitted work, is plagiarism.

Citation managers

These documents give you step-by-step instructions to the main functions of various citation managers, such as:

  • Creating an account
  • Creating folders
  • Exporting references
  • Removing duplicates
  • Creating a bibliography