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Citing your sources may seem tedious, but it's important to cite because:
- Citations allow others to find the information you used in your research paper.
- Citations help establish the credibility of your research.
- Citations acknowledge the work of other scholars who have made your own research possible.
- Citations help you avoid plagiarizing!
The Elements of Style
Full-text online version of this well-known guide to English grammar and usage.
UCSD Writing Hub
The Writing + Critical Expression Hub offers a variety of resources to help students become better writers, from one-on-one tutoring sessions to writing workshops. All services are free for UCSD students.
Purdue OWL General Writing Resources
General writing resources from the Purdue Online Writing Lab.
Purdue OWL ESL Writer's Guide
Writing resources for ESL students from the Purdue Online Writing Lab.