SOCW 2113 Social Work: A Helping Profession

An overview of the history of social services available to people in need.


Give Credit Where It’s Due

It’s important to cite your sources to ensure you don’t take credit for someone else’s work. Use this page to learn about APA style, which you will use in this class.

APA Format

The APA format, created by the American Psychological Association, is common in the social sciences.

Find the handbook at the library or explore the linked websites to learn how to use this style.

Style Guide

Legal Citations

For legal references such as dockets or court cases, the APA Publication Manual defers to the The Bluebook, a standard legal format. See chapter 11 of the Publication Manual for an overview of legal citations.

Citation Websites

Quick Links

Find Numbers and Identifiers

Legal and Government Publications

Infographic: Am I Plagiarizing?

Infographic explaining that all information from another source must be cited.
Kirschenbaum, M. (). Am I plagiarizing?: An advanced infographic [Infographic]. EasyBib Blog.