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Citing Sources

Any words, ideas or images that you do not create yourself must be properly credited to avoid plagiarism.  

Citing information sources acknowledges the origin of your information and it provides support and credibility to your work by showing evidence of your research.

citation is a reference to the source of an idea, information or image.  It typically includes enough identifying information, such as the author, title, date,  publication format, etc.

APA Style Guides

APA (American Psychological Association) style is used primarily in the social sciences such as Psychology and Sociology.

About NoodleTools?

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NoodleTools is a web-based tool geared to helping students complete their research projects. NoodleTools offers citation, note-taking, outlining, annotation, and writing tools. It also allows for collaboration between peers and for students to easily share projects with instructors. 

Need more info? See NoodleTools resources below. You can also ask your CCSF subject librarian to instruct your students on the use of this tool.

Still have questions? Contact Michele Alaniz for more information. 

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APA Publication Manual

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