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Write & cite

Organize & cite your sources

Explore citation tools to organize and manage your sources (e.g. RefWorks, EndNote Web, Mendeley, Zotero)

See our citation guide for MLA, APA, Chicago, and subject-specific styles

Check out the Online Writing Lab (OWL) from Purdue for a more comprehensive guide

Or just use EasyBib, a free tool for creating citations

Avoid plagiarism and understand copyright

Learn about citing sources and paraphrasing in our guide to avoiding plagiarism

Giving Credit to the Ideas of Others. It's important to credit others when you use parts of their work. Complete this tutorial to learn when and how to best give credit to the work of others.

Learn how to comply with copyright laws for your assignments, teaching, or research

Improve your writing

Get free one-on-one support at the UA Writing Center

Find free tutoring and attend writing workshops at the Writing Skills Improvement Program

Write a dissertation or thesis

Find dissertations and theses as examples

Understand how to conduct a literature review

Learn about publishing your dissertation/thesis

Meet with your librarian for in-depth research help