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HUS 204: Human Services Research: Writing & Citing

This guide will help you complete your research paper.

Helpful Links on APA Style

Citation Generator

Citations

Citing your sources is important because:

  • It shows you've done research by looking up scholarly resources
  • It allows others to look up the sources you used to find the information
  • It prevents you from being accused of plagiarism 

Citations may look different depending on what style is used, but they contain the same information. The standard elements include:

  • Author name(s)
  • Title (of book or article and journal)
  • Date of publication
  • Page numbers

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