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Philosophy: Citing Sources

This guide introduces you to some resources you may find useful while researching topics in Philosophy.

Citing Sources

Please consult with your professor or check your assignment to determine which citation style to use.

This page lists selected resources for some citation styles commonly used in the humanities. You must make the appropriate choice of citation style based on your assignment guidelines or professor's preference.

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Please visit the guide entitled "Citing Sources" for more detailed information, resources, and examples that will help you cite sources in your research papers!

Citing Sources


Writing and style guides

An important aspect of writing a research paper is properly acknowledging and citing the sources you have used. Be aware that plagiarism (representing words or ideas belonging to someone else as your own) is an academic offense at the University of Lethbridge. If your instructor does not prescribe a particular citation style for you to use, you may wish to choose one of the following citation styles commonly used in the humanities and social sciences:






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