Citing & Writing

The following tools are provided to assist you in organizing your references as well as guide you through the research and writing process.

Style Guides

Includes APA, Chicago, MLA, Turabian, citing music sources, legal citation and citing Government Publications.

Citation Management Software

Citation management software (also known as reference or bibliographic management software or citation managers) can help you collect, organize, cite and share your references.


Resources to teach students how to avoid plagiarism and to help instructors teach students about plagiarism.

Copyright @ Western

Users and creators of copyrighted works are required to understand their rights and responsibilities under the Copyright Act. This page provides detailed information on the use of copyrighted works, the rights of creators of copyrighted works, and information specific to the use of copyrighted material at the Western University.

Writing Support Centre

A service of the Student Development Centre, "Building confidence and success through writing". Includes appointment and drop-in services, workshops and seminars and special services for graduate students.