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Academic Integrity: Citation Workshops

This LibGuide provides basic information about Academic Integrity. It includes: tips on avoiding plagiarism and guidelines for citing sources.

Scheduling a Workshop

To schedule a workshop for a study group or class, send an email to  In your request, please indicate the name of the class or study group, the number of people attending, what citation style you are using as well as preferred dates and times you can meet with one of our workshop instructors.

For a complete listing of the library's workshops, visit (you will need your My.Georgiasouthern username and password to log in)

For scheduling an appointment with a writing tutor, please visit the Writing Center's Homepage at

Citation Workshop Objectives

This workshop covers the following concepts and is intended for participants with basic knowledge of citing sources. 

  • Understanding what needs to be cited and what doesn’t need to be cited
  • Using sources properly whether summarizing, paraphrasing, or quoting
  • Understanding how citations work: from in-text (parenthetical) citation to the References list.
  • Recognizing/identifying the necessary parts of citations for various kinds of sources
  • Locating guides to prepare your paper in the correct style format (official citation style manuals, LibGuides, OWL at Purdue).

Some hands-on activities in which you may participate in this workshop include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Review a complete paper written in APA style in order to describe the formation of and relationship between the in-text citations and references list.
  • Identify the parts of an APA citation for a book and a journal article
  • Format a book and an article reference into APA style (or the style of your own choosing)

Citation Workshop Worksheets

Citations Styles in Color