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How to use Cite the Right

What is Cite Them Right?

Cite Them Right is the official guide that has been chosen by The University of Suffolk for students and staff to use to support the various referencing styles applied.

You can use the website for free but there is also a print version available.

If using a print version, ensure it is the latest edition which is currently Cite them Right 12th. 

The Cite Them Right website can seem a little daunting at first but once you understand how to navigate and use the website, you can find out how to reference nearly every source you ever find!

Watch this: The video below will give you an introduction on how to use the Cite Them Right website.

Once you have watched the video guide on navigating and using the Cite Them Right website, use the tabs to learn more about the different types of resources and follow the links to the Cite Them Right guides on how to format your referencing in-text and in your end reference list.

Using Cite them Right for Referencing

Top tips: 

  • Use your Student Number as your login details (the same you would use to log into MySuffolk).  
  • Make sure you have selected the correct referencing style for example Harvard, APA, Vancouver, etc.

  • Use the ‘you try’ box next to the guide to help you practice how to write the full citation.

Cite the Right have lots of guides and tutorials beyond just formatting your references, check them out here:  

Cite Them Right Tutorials

Cite Them Right Video Tutorials

Cite Them Right Article Tutorials