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Citing and Plagiarism: Citing from Databases

What is plagiarism? How can you avoid it? What are citation styles, and how can you get help? This guide will help to answer these important questions!

Finding & Using Resources

Article Sources: A to Z List - a complete alphabetical list of all our article collections and other databases

Article Sources: By Subject - links to our article collections and other databases, organized by topic

How to Find Books and Other Things - how to use the online catalog; how to set up and use your personal account

How to Find Articles - how to use the databases to find articles from journals, magazines, and other sources

Using Databases to Make Citations

Many article databases offer ways to automatically generate citations for the articles you find in them. Using these services can save you a lot of time!

To learn how to create citations automatically, choose your database brand* from the drop-down list on this tab.

*What is your database brand? The most common brands are EBSCO, Gale, Oxford, JSTOR, and SAGE. You will see the brand logo on the search screen, or find your database name in our alphabetical list of databases. The brand logo will appear on the right.

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