5 Things You Never Knew About Citations

Though making citations may seem like a dry subject, these integral elements to research papers have been assisting writers in making cohesive arguments for hundreds of years. Not only do they prevent plagiarism, but they provide guidance to the reader about where the writer found evidence for their claim. So how did citations get started? […]

5 Citation Resolutions to Make This Year

As hard as it is to believe, another year of writing assignments and research papers has gone by. While the overall concepts and best practices about writing remain constant, each year brings new lessons to learn that can make your papers stronger than ever. As you prepare for another semester, read these citation resolutions that […]

7 Tips for Making the Most of Your College Classes

Ah college. More subjects, bigger libraries, better lunch options, and so many class resources! Use the tips below to take advantage of the perks of college classes, and you’ll be on your way to mastering your courses in no time!   If you’re trying to master citations, Cite This For Me can help! Easily create […]

4 High-profile Plagiarism Stories in 2018

Students who plagiarize papers and other assignments might face failing grades, formal reprimands, suspensions, and even expulsions, especially for repeat offenses. But schools aren’t the only institutions that levy some serious consequences for plagiarism. Accusations of plagiarism happen all the time and can put professionals in court—or out of a job—even if they plagiarized a […]

How to Cite a Mobile App

Mobile apps are a great way to digest content and gather sources for your paper. Once thought of as merely for gaming and social media, now there are apps that can give you scholarly information to use in your research. Apps are individual platforms for information that can be helpful in discovering relevant content for […]

How to Write a Cover Letter

  While much focus is placed on the resume, the cover letter is also an important part of a job application—especially if you’re looking to go into a writing-heavy field. Where a resume offers information about your work and academic experience, the cover letter tells an employer more about your personality: it gives you an […]

Crush Finals Week with These 10 Tips

With finals week just around the corner, it’s hard not to be freaking out. After all, three exams, a final paper, and a project in four days is enough to make anyone a little stressed out. But, fear not! Check out these tips so that you’re not in your university’s library at 2 a.m. surrounded […]

Do’s and Don’ts of In-text Citations

So, in-text citations are required for your class paper, but you don’t know where to start. Begin by giving yourself a pat on the back! Making citations within the text of your paper is a great way to signal to the reader that you’ve used information from another source, and clarifies exactly where that information […]

Going Anon: When Should I Cite a Pseudonym?

We all know the importance of correctly citing sources in academic work. However, whether you’re using MLA citations or APA citation format, there are times when it’s tricky to know what the best practice is. Citing pseudonyms is one of these times. What is a Pseudonym? A pseudonym is a fictitious name, and they’re often […]

What a Good Paper Introduction Looks Like

An introduction sounds deceptively simple. It’s easy to forget about the intro and give all your attention to the body of the paper because that’s where the meat is, right? But truthfully, the introduction is what gets your reader engaged. It’s the first impression, and it sets up your essay for success. If your paper […]