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Sociology: Citing Your Sources

Use this Guide to help start your research in Sociology

What is Plagiarism?

  • failure to properly cite sources
  • submitting under a student’s own name work that is not entirely theirs
  • falsification of information, data, or attributions
  • submitting the same work for more than one class, within the same or different semesters, without the express permission of all faculty involved


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Citation Management Tools: Mendeley and Zotero

Citation Management Tools (also called bibliographic management tools or citation managers) help you organize your research, notes, and bibliographic information efficiently. They make it possible to generate reference lists, citations, and bibliographies in many styles with just a few clicks.

Visit these these pages which discuss two popular types of Citation Management Tools: Citation Management Programs and Citation Builders.

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