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Investment Information Sources: Cite It!

Resources for FIN 31



Q: Why do we need to cite sources?

A: The simple answer is to give credit to others and to avoid plagiarism.

Q: What constitutes plagiarism?

A: Read these pages and also refer to the LIU Post Campus Academic Conduct Policy.


Cite Your Sources!

For most business projects you will be using APA citation style to format the references at the end of your papers and to format your in-text citations.

What's an in-text citation?

An in-text citation is the way you refer to the ideas, thoughts, and direct quotes from the sources you used to write your paper. For detail on how to do an in-text citation refer to the links below.

Where can I go for help?

Use the Library's APA Citation Style page for basic information.  For detailed information on formatting your reference list and your in-text citations, use the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL).  The APA Style Manual is also available in print at the Reference Desk in the Library.