You must cite the sources of ideas and information in your research papers to give your arguments strength and to avoid plagiarism. Find out more by reading BCIT Library's Student Guide to Plagiarism [PDF, 174 KB] or watching this 5 minute online video.
- MLA Style Guide [PDF, 160 KB] - BCIT Library
- IEEE Citation - BCIT Library
- CSE Scientific Style [PDF, 149 KB] - BCIT Library
- AMA Style [PDF] - BCIT Library
- Vancouver Style [PDF, 42 KB] - BCIT Library
Citation BuildersTo save time, use a free online citation builder. Be sure to double-check the generated citations for accuracy.
- Citation Builder (MLA, APA, and CSE styles) - North Carolina State University Libraries
More resources for citing in APA Style
- APA Citation Guide - SFU Library
- APA Style Guide - Douglas College Library
- APA Formatting and Style Guide - Purdue University
- APA Style Guide to Electronic References: Online APA guide on citing electronic resources
NOTE: to access this guide, you will have to log in with your BCIT ID number (A00...) and your library PIN.
Sample papers in APA style
- Sample paper [PDF, 129 KB]: Purdue University
More resources for citing in MLA style
- MLA Citation Guide [PDF] - UBC Library
- MLA Citation Guide - SFU Library
- MLA Style Guide - Douglas College Library
- MLA Formatting and Style Guide - Purdue University
- Sample Paper [PDF, 1MB]: Purdue University
More resources for citing in CSE style
- Council of Style Editors (CSE) Style - Ohio State University Libraries
Sample paper in CSE style
- Scientific Style and Format: the CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (7th ed.)
Call #: T 11 S386 2006
Detailed citation information with examples not covered in the guides listed above. Not available online.