Whenever you use someone else's intellectual or creative property, you need to provide a proper citation for your source in order to:
What's the difference between copyright and plagiarism?
What is a citation?
A citation is a reference to the source of an idea, information or image. A citation typically includes enough identifying information, such as the author, title, and publication format so a reader can easily access the original source.
What does citation accomplish?
ReferenceBerea College Hutchins Library. (2015, Oct. 27). Citing Your Sources. Retrieved from http://libraryguides.berea.edu/citeyoursources/whycite
Use the citation style required by your professor - some professors require the use of a specific citation style. The following links provide reliable, online guidance for citing your work in the text and at the end of your document.
Generally, citation styles are used as follows:
In Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Word 2010, you can automatically create a bibliography of the sources you used to write your document.