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BIOL 228: Cite Sources

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APA Citations

APA Citations Guide

Visit the guide linked above to learn about the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style, including information on how to create in-text citations, a reference list, and how to cite different types of sources.

Always check with your course instructor to verify which style you should use when writing a paper.

How to cite images

Basic Format for an Electronic Image

Author/Photo Credit. (Year image was created). Title of work [or Description of image], Retrieved Month Day, Year, from: URL [address of website]

Basic Format for an Electronic Image (No Author)

Title of work [or Description of image]. (Year image was created). Retrieved Month Day, Year, from: URL [address of website]

Basic Format for an Electronic Image (No Author, No Title, No Date)

Many images found on the Web are of this category, but you should still look for this missing information: try clicking on the image, and/or looking at the bottom of the image.

[Subject matter or description of image]. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from: URL [address of website]

      For example from Public Health Image Library:

      National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases. (2010). Public Health Image Library ID

      #18161. November 12, 2014, from:

Cite Sources

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Citing sources provides credibility to your ideas and places them in an academic context. It is also an important part of academic integrity. Giving credit to other researchers and acknowledging their ideas avoids plagiarism.

More Citation Help

MC Writing, Reading, & Language Centers
Tutors at the WRL Centers can provide feedback on your writing, including questions on properly citing your sources.