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Transportation/ Engineering - Summer High School Transportation Institute (STI)

This guide will assist you in TRANSPORTATION research using the library's online catalog, eBook Collection, research databases and appropriate websites.

News Flash for EndNote users!

EndNote LogoDo you use EndNote for your citation management needs? Even if you have the new EndNote X3 version (now available at Bluford Library! Free as always!) you need to download the APA 6th edition style definitions separately.

Go to the EndNote home page to download the APA 6 style output definitions, including directions on how to install them.

Citing Sources

When you quote another person's words or borrow their ideas (even when using your own words), you MUST cite your source.

 

To Cite means to give credit to the person who came up with the original idea. In a school setting, there are specific ways to cite information that you come across. The most popular styles that are used to cite are called MLA, APA and Chicago Manual Style.

 

REMEMBER, Sources are cited differently depending on the source (i.e. Book, Website, Journal etc.) you got it from. Each style has a special way of citing these different types of sources.


Make sure to ASK YOUR PROFESSOR in order to find out what style you need to use when you write.

Links to Citing Styles

The links below will show you how to cite in each style for various sources. This link will help you understand more about citing sources.