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How to Cite Sources in Your Research Paper: Writing the Paper

A guide on how to cite your sources and avoid plagiarism

Norfolk State University Writing Center

NSU Writing Center 


  • Once you have registered, bookmark the site on your phone/device.
  • Next, save it on your Home Screen so you can go directly to the site and make an appointment when you need to.
  • Finally, go to the Home Screen and look for the WCONLINE icon.

Remember that you can make, modify, and cancel appointments directly from this icon on your device.






Other Writing Centers

Many other U.S. universities also have excellent undergraduate writing centers. Check these out for more information.