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Research Process: Step by Step Guide: Step 4. Organizing and Citing Your Sources

This guide is designed to support all students, conducting research: whether assignment or research project

Citation Software

This is a free  easy to use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share you research.


  • For more information on how to use it, read in details here
  • You tube has a wide range of video to support you in using ZOTERO
  • For training: Consult the Postgraduate & Research Librarian
  • Linda Mbonambi, Tel 011-9504032 
  • Email :
  • I am also available via Zoom or Teams for training online

Avoid Plagiarism

The link above covers the following information on Plagiarism:

  • Plagiarism definition
  • Consequences of Plagiarism for students
  • Consequences of Plagiarism for Researchers
  • Tips to avoid Plagiarism
  • Types of Plagiarism
  • Citing incorrectly
  • Plagiarizing your own work
  • Examples of Paraphrasing


Citing Your Sources