Citation Made Easy

You’re writing your paper (which you just know will get an A!) but you have some questions regarding citations and plagiarism:

What information do I include in the parentheses at the end of quoted sentences?
How do I format a quoted paragraph of more than a few sentences?
How do I create a Works Cited/References/Bibliography page in ALA/MLA/Chicago/Turabian format?
 If I change the words, do I still have to cite the source? (short answer: YES)

Don’t worry! The library can help!

We’ve created a page with help, information, and resources (even videos!) along with a Student’s Guide to Avoiding Plaigiarism web page.

But that’s not all!

We even have links to print and online style guides on our Citing Sources web page.

Want even more?

How about online tools to help create your citations!

We subscribe to and which means you have full access* to these two services. Just enter your source information (book, article, website, etc) and EasyBib or RefWorks will produce your citations in any format.

Have an iPhone or iPod Touch? For just .99¢ you can purchase Quick Cite. Download the app, snap a picture of a book´s ISBN barcode on the back cover and send the citation for the book to your email! Choose from APA, MLA, Chicago, or IEEE styles.

We’re always here to help, so don’t hesitate to

*(Note: be sure to click on the images to register through our database page; going directly to or will not give you full access).

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