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Physics Education: Citation Help

This guide was created for Dr. Eugenia Etkina's class

Citation References

APA Style- The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) American Psychological Association Style help from Purdue University

APA Style Guide to Electronic References an e-book available to Rutgers students and faculty

MLA Style- Purdue OWL Modern Language Association Style

EasyBib MLA Format a formatting guide from EasyBib

CSE Style Council of Science Editors A quick guide to this style by Penn State Libraries

Citation Managers

Citation managers can help you organize your references, format citations, and create bibliographies. Below are some citation managers available for free or through Rutgers Libraries.

Refworks available to Rutgers users. You will need to create an account to use Refworks. Many databases, as well as Google Scholar, will export citations to Refworks.

Zotero available for free. A guide to using Zotero is here.

EasyBib a free citation and bibliography generator for APA, MLA, and Chigago styles.

Preventing Plagiarism Resources for teachers and students

Plagiarism video from Rutgers Robeson Library

Internet Plagiarism: A Teacher's Combat Guide


When to Cite

Harris, Robert A. The Plagiarism Handbook: Strategies for Preventing, Detecting, and Dealing with Plagiarism. Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing, 2001.


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