Use this decision tree to determine when you need to cite.
from Harris, Robert A. The Plagiarism Handbook: Strategies for Preventing, Detecting, and Dealing with Plagiarism. Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing, 2001. Referred to in UCSD's "Tips for Avoiding Plagiarism" brochure.
RefWorks is an online tool that helps you manage, store, format and cite resources used in the research process.
Refer to the resources below for assistance in citing data. Most of the links refer to examples in APA style.
Each discipline has a preferred citation style. View these sources to determine what citation style is best suited for your area of study.
Purdue Online Writing Center (OWL). Research and Citation
University of Arizona Libraries, Avoiding Plagiarism
Some databases will create the MLA citation for you, although you will want to double-check for accuracy. Library catalog Melvyl and EBSCO databases like Academic Search Complete have this feature. Look for a "Cite" link.