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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ESL Undergraduate Student Guide

A guide to support international students in ESL 112 and 115 and beyond.

Citing Your Sources

Citing your sources properly will help you avoid plagiarism. The information on this page will help you do just that. 

Writing Help Resources

APA Citations

There are several citation formats, APA, MLA, and Chicago are the most common. For your ESL classes you will be using APA style. The guide below will provide you with information for creating citations in APA format.