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Religion & Philosophy Research Guide: Citation & Writing Assistance

This research guide features resources and strategies for finding information and conducting research related to Religion and Philosophy.

Citation & Writing Guidance

Citing Information Sources

It is important that you always cite your sources, whether you summarize, paraphrase or directly quote from them. Plagiarism is a serious academic offense with serious consequences.

Many online resources, including Ebsco databases, provide citation generators; however, these citations are machine-generated and must always be verified against the style manual.  Capitalization of titles is often an issue.

The Theological Journal Library database does not provide a citation generator so for help we have produced a Theological Journal Library Citation Guide.

For help with Turabian;

 In some of Divinity School classes, the professor may require non-divinity majors to use the citation format that is used in their respective programs. Here are some useful links for other citation formats;

Writing Assistance

In addition, there is a Writing Center for residential students and an Online Writing Center available for non-residential students.