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Online Tools for Assignment

Introduce useful online tools that may help to prepare your assignment.

Citation Tools

Proper citation is necessary to avoid plagiarism if we reuse the idea or information from the others in academic writing. In this section, we would like to introduce some tools that can help us to generate proper citations easily.

Citation Generators
Our Library's OneSearch and many databases provide build-in citation generators with popular citation styles. Alternatively, you can also consider using online citation generators.

Citation Style Referencing Guide@English Language Centre
A webpage created by PolyU ELC providing guidelines for APA, Harvard, IEEE, and Vancouver styles.

Reference Management Tools
Here are more tools that allow you to manage your references, and to insert citations and reference list in your assignment using the citation style you wish to use within seconds.

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