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Citing Your Sources

Citing print and electronic resources

  • BibMe
    BibMe is a free automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting. BibMe leverages external databases to quickly fill citation information for you. BibMe will then format the citation information and compile a bibliography according to the guidelines of the style manuals. If you prefer, you can enter your citation information manually. BibMe also features a citation guide that provides students with the style manuals' guidelines for citing references.

  • MLA Documentation Guide - The Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • APA Documentation Guide - The Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • EasyBib
    EasyBib is a free web-based tool for building and managing citations in MLA.  APA, and Chicago Style are alo available, but there is a membership charge . Create citations, manage notes, and more.
    For more information, see the EasyBib tutorial.

  • MLA Citation Basics - Easybib
    Created by Easybib, this guide includes:
    • Fundamentals of MLA citation
    • MLA examples of popular sources
    • MLA web rules
    • MLA parenthetical citations
  • MLA Visual Guides Part 1 – Easybib
    Created by Easybib, this guide includes labeled illustrations showing how to cite:
    • Websites and Books
    • Journals and Newspapers
    • Databases and Magazines
    • Films, Chapters and Photographs
  • Research and Documentation Online – Resources for researching, writing and citing materials, including guidelines for documenting print and online sources in APA, MLA, Chicago and CBE citation styles.
  • Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format – Purdue University Online Writing Lab
  • Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format – Purdue University Online Writing Lab

Plagiarism

  • You Quote It, You Note It! [For best effect, use with sound.] Plagiarism tutorial created by Vaughan Memorial Library, Acadia University.