You must cite:
♦ Someone else’s idea(s)
♦ Someone else’s work
♦ Someone else’s words
♦ Direct quotations
You don't need to cite:
♦ Undisputed facts or matters of public record
♦ Common knowledge in your discipline
♦ Your own ideas, experiences, or thoughts
Welcome to Schewe Library's citation help guide! Use the information on this page to help you cite materials in the MLA, APA, and Chicago styles.
We've also included some tools below to help you generate citations. These tools will usually give you more-or-less correct citations, but to be on the safe side, you should always check your citations against the official handbooks or guides.