A citation is a way to give credit to the people whose words or ideas you use.
In the body of your paper, note the sources of your quotes or paraphrases with in-text references. See the tab above for more on that.
At the end of your paper, include a list of your sources in correct citation style.
Follow the General Guidelines tabs for the basic rules for formatting your paper.
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Are you using another person's ideas or quoting from the original work itself?
Use in-text notation after a quote or paraphrase.
List the author and work on your Works Cited page.
Check the MLA handout and the links below.
KnightCite Citation Generator from Calvin College Library
EasyBib Citation Generator
NCC Writing Center
Purdue University Online Writing Lab MLA Formats
Is your professor using Turnitin? Click on the first link to our Turnitin LibGuide!
Want to test your understanding of plagiarism? Click on the second link to try the plagiarism game!
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