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African Diaspora information resources: Citing & writing

Workshops 

The Library's Student Learning Commons offers a wide range of workshops, consultations, and self-guided instructional tools for both undergraduate and graduate students.

For Graduate Student workshops and services, check out the Library's Graduate Research Commons.

 Style guides and citing

The new edition (6th) of APA requires a DOI (when available) when citing electronic versions of articles. Use crossref.org to search for DOIs in one place.

Need to cite Twitter, Facebook, or some other non-traditional format? Search the APA Style Blog for some handy citation examples and discussion, or view apastyle.org.

Citation Management

Citation management tools collect your journal article, book, or other document citations together in one place, and help you create properly formatted bibliographies in almost any style — in seconds.  Citation management tools help you keep track of your sources while you work and store your references for future use and reuse.

Citation Management

Citation management tools collect your journal article, book, or other document citations together in one place, and help you create properly formatted bibliographies in almost any style — in seconds.  Citation management tools help you keep track of your sources while you work and store your references for future use and reuse.

SFU Library officially supports both Zotero and Mendeley.  For help, contact us at citation-managers@sfu.ca.

Writing

The Student Learning Commons provides assistance and numerous, helpful writing handouts.

Plagiarism

The unacknowledged use of other people's ideas or work, whether intentional or unintentional, is a serious academic offence. Plagiarism can be avoided through careful work habits. Learn more through the SFU Library's plagiarism guide and take our interactive tutorial Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism to test your knowledge.