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Art Research Guide

 Avoiding Plagiarism 

Properly citing sources is integral to avoiding plagiarism. The following websites clarify what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.

 Online Style Guides 

Purdue University's OWL (Online Writing Lab) has easy-to-use online style guides for MLA, APA, and Chicago Style. These are a great place to start if you are looking for help with a particular citation style.

Each guide outlines basic rules for in-text citations, works cited lists, and bibliographies. This includes how to cite different kinds of books, journal articles, websites, videos, images, and much more.

Citing images correctly is just as important as citing written sources in your work. The following guides provide specific guidelines for citing images from some of the most common sources.

 Citation Management Tools 

Citation management tools are an excellent way to keep track of art and design research, including images, and can help create works cited lists and bibliographies. 

There are several popular citation management tools: