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Citation Help

Making citations for your work can be frustrating, especially if you don't have every piece of information you need. Here are a few web sites that can help you format citations with a lot less stress.


Resources from Our Library

These are just a few of the books available to help you write with integrity. For others, ask a librarian--we'd love to help!

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Original copy : plagiarism and originality in nineteenth-century literature - Macfarlane, Robert
Call Number: 820.908
Publication Date: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007

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Cite Right - Charles Lipson
Call Number: READY REF 808 L6693c
ISBN: 0226484750
Publication Date: 2006-10-01

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Concise Rules of APA Style - American Psychological Association Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number: 808.06615 C748
ISBN: 1591472520
Publication Date: 2005-03-01


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Modern Language Association (MLA) format

Commonly used system of citation for papers in the liberal arts and humanities departments.

  • MLA Style
    The official page for MLA.
  • Writing a Bibliography: MLA Format
    Step-by-step instructions from Science Buddies, a highly decorated (but ad-free) web site geared toward project ideas for teachers and students of all ages.

American Psychological Association (APA) format

Commonly used system of citation for papers written in the sciences departments.

E-books from Our Library

Academic writing and plagiarism : a linguistic analysis - Pecorari, DianeEdit/Delete
Call Number: none available
Publication Date: London : Continuum, 2010, c2008

My word! : plagiarism and college culture - Blum, Susan DebraEdit/Delete
Call Number: 808
Publication Date: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, c2009

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Creating Annotations

Annotated bibliographies are lists of the books, articles, and other media used to write your paper. Each citation is followed by a brief summary of every individual source of information.


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