Cite Your Sources

Cite Your Sources

The final step in the research process is citing your sources. Giving proper documentation to authors whose work you use in your research is essential. Using another writers words or ideas without proper documentation is plagiarism and is a violation of the GPC Academic Honesty Policy

Style Guides

There are several citation styles that are used in academic writing and publishing. GPC has local adaptations of some of these styles, as noted below. The style used for a particular paper will depend on the subject area in which you're writing. Check with your instructor to see which citation style is required for your assignment.