Skip to main content

Art Research Guide

Avoiding Plagiarism                                                                                                        

Properly citing sources is integral to avoiding plagiarism. The following websites clarify what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.

Online Style Guides                                                                                                                          

Purdue University's OWL (Online Writing Lab) has easy-to-use online style guides for MLA, APA, and Chicago Style. These are a great place to start if you are looking for help with a particular citation style.

Each guide outlines basic rules for in-text citations, works cited lists, and bibliographies. This includes how to cite different kinds of books, journal articles, websites, videos, images, and much more.

Citing images correctly is just as important as citing written sources in your work. The following guides provide specific guidelines for citing images from some of the most common sources.

Citation Management Tools                                                                                            

Citation management tools are an excellent way to keep track of art and design research, including images, and can help create works cited lists and bibliographies

There are several popular citation management tools:

For more detailed information about citation management tools, consult our quick guide.