This guide is designed to introduce undergraduate students to "starting point" in all aspects of urban studies.

Social scientists most often use APA citation style. Link to APA Citation Style web guide for basic instructions.

Referencing your sources is an important part of academic writing. Why?

  • it lets you acknowledge the ideas or words of others if you use them in your work
  • it helps you to avoid plagiarism
  • it demonstrates that you are using the scholarly record and that you can provide authority for statements you make in your term paper
  • it enables readers to find the source information

Alternate Citation Guides:

Writing Guides:

Content last updated: February 16, 2018