Lisa Schattman (she/her/hers)
Rebecca Wollner (she/her/hers)
Call us: 858-566-1200 ext. 1019
This guide was created to provide students with instructions and examples for citing sources and links to read more. Navigate this guide using the topics on the left.
A source is anything that gives you an idea or piece of information to use in your paper or project.
Citing your sources tells your audience where your information came from. This allows them to:
Just as you wouldn’t want someone to steal your design for a chair, you need to give credit where it’s due when you use someone else’s ideas.