Chicago Style Notes & Bibliography

This tutorial provides an overview on formatting common academic sources for the Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition following the Notes & Bibliography format.

MLA Style Works Cited Tutorial

This tutorial breaks down the 9 containers that can make up a Works Cited Source following MLA Style 9th Edition. It provides an overview with examples for common source types.

STEMM Research Workshop Series: Citations & Citation Management

Welcome to Part 4 of the STEMM Research Workshop Series. Citations and Citation Management will provide you with strategies for avoiding plagiarism and introduce you to USC Libraries' citation and citation management resources.

Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism: Module 1 (What is plagiarism? What is citation?)

This interactive tutorial explains the purposes of formal citation practices in an academic environment, and how those practices help you to avoid plagiarism, using examples and including checks for understanding.

Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism: Module 2 (Citing to avoid plagiarism)

This interactive tutorial covers how to identify when a citation is needed, and how to recognize the difference between paraphrasing and quoting, in order to avoid plagiarism. It uses examples and includes checks for understanding.

Writing a Paper Using Numbered References

Several citation styles like ACS, AMA, IEEE, and Vancouver require numeric references. Learn how to create a writing piece using this style without special citation management software.