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College-wide Composition 1 Research Guide

Research guide for ENC 1101 - Composition 1

Citing and Plagiarism

Your instructor will let you know which citation style to follow for citing your sources. 

[MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.]


When conducting research, maintain a record of all your source's citation elements.

[author, title, publication information, etc.]


Then compare your citation elements with an example and replicate the format exactly.

[element order, punctuation, capitalization, spacing, & font] 


Source examples may be found online:

EFSC Library Citation Help

EFSC Writing Center

Excelsior Online Writing Lab

Valencia College Citation Guides

UW Madison Writing Center

BILT: Basic Information Literacy Tutorial