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College of Biosciences Resources: Citations

Resources and tools for all COB students at KCU.

When do I cite?

You must always cite the source when you:

  • Quote someone's words exactly 
  • Summarize or paraphrase a source
  • Paraphrase or mention the ideas of someone else
  • Use someone else's numerical data 
  • Use an image (chart, table, diagram, illustration, etc)
  • Use multimedia (video, animation, or audio)
  • Use spoken material (information from lectures, interviews, etc)
  • Build upon another's method


Citation Resource Guide

Citation Management Tools