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Citing and Writing Guide - MLA, APA, CSE, Chicago/Turabian, ACS: Home

Information on writing and grammar, copyright, and citation styles.

Welcome

Welcome to Philip Weltner Library's Citation Guide. On these pages you will find information on different types of citation styles. Also included are writing and grammar guides, and copyright information.  

Navigate using the tabs above to choose the citation style you wish to use.

Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center (ASC) offers Oglethorpe students free, one-on-one tutoring sessions. It is located in the A-LAB in the Turner Lynch Campus Center.

Citation Management Tools

Please double-check these citation tools with the official citation style guide, as they may not always create accurate citations!

Citing Sources Is Crucial

Failing to cite other's work properly in your own projects, even unintentionally, can have serious consequences!

The mildest consequences for plagiarizing in a university setting range from receiving an 'F' on the assignment to a failing grade in the course; the most serious consequences can involve one being expelled from school. A couple of basic points to remember:

- To avoid any kind of plagiarism, be sure to keep track of what information you are getting from what source, then cite each of these sources in your work.

- Remember that paraphrasing without citing is plagiarizing.