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LSC Update

LSC will re-open access to buildings Monday, Aug. 31. Student Services are currently available online. Visit LoneStar.edu/Fall2020 for more information about fall classes.

Citing Your Sources

Which style guide are you using?

Click the style guide below to access our online guides with examples, instructions, and pre-formatted Word documents.

MLA guide cover APA Manual Bookcover of CMOS 17th edition
MLA Style APA Style Chicago Style


What you need to stay out of trouble*

Whether you're paraphrasing or directly quoting, if something wasn't original to you, cite it!

  • Turnitin - an online service that will check your paper for plagiarism. This service is built into D2L.
  • Plagiarism.org - website that explains different types of plagiarism and offers some guidance on properly integrating information into your paper.

    *Trouble as in: failing your assignment, failing your class, or being expelled altogether!
    See the Academic Integrity statement in the Academic Policies, Procedures and Services section of the Catalog for an explanation of academic dishonesty & its consequences.

Tools to Help You

Click here to find tools to help you manage your sources as well as write your citations.

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