Cox Business School faculty generally accepts scholarly papers formatted in APA style. Cite information resources and create a reference list.
WHAT IS A CITATION?
You must cite all sources used such as quotes, paraphrases, ideas, or data within your paper (in-text citations) and at the end of the paper (in a reference list).
United States copyright law requires attribution of ideas or quotes taken from another person's ideas. Failure to cite all sources is considered theft of intellectual property and has many consequences ranging from violation of the SMU Honor Code, academic & ethical integrity, to legal consequences of plagiarism from the copyright owner.
EVALUATE YOUR SOURCES
Financial Times charts cannot be used in presentations.
This website, developed by former researchers at the European Informatics Institute and MIT, explains what credible sources are and how to distinguish among sources as to their credibility.