Reformatting citations can be a painful process. To save yourself time at the end of your paper-writing process, check with your professor to see what citation style they prefer before you start writing your paper!
For a step-by-step tutorial that teaches you how to avoid plagiarism, see the e-Learning Center's Academic Integrity @ NAU course.
Don't forget their five handy rules based on Princeton University's guidelines for when to cite sources:
Note: You do not need to cite generally accepted knowledge. For more information, see Not-So-Common Knowledge.
A general rule of thumb is "when in doubt, cite it."
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And don't forget that RefWorks can format citations for you in a wide variety of styles!
To learn the basics of APA style, please review the following pages from The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Formatting citations within the body of your paper or presentation (these are known "in-text citations" or "parenthetical citations"):
Formatting citations in your references list (the list of works you cited in your paper or presentation):