Citing your sources is essential to being successful as a writer. There are many guides and tools that can help you with this process. The library search box and most databases have citation tools that will automatically create computer-generated citations. Be careful using computer-generated citations as they often contain mistakes - so always check and edit them for accuracy.
Check that any sites or books you view for examples are using the edition your instructor wants you to use.
The MLA Handbook, eighth edition is the most current.
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition is the most current.
The Chicago Manual of Style, seventeenth edition is the most current
UNH subscribes to the online style guide.
Copies are located at the Research Center Desk. It is also available online.
Above are documents that provide some tips on avoiding plagiarism.