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Current Topics with Tutorials: Cite your sources

MLA Style Guides

How to format citations in MLA style on your list of works cited:

APA Citation Guides from Clarkston

Citation Help video

This video shows you how to find citation information in the GIL-Find catalog and in several research databases, including citation formatting tools.  It demonstrates how to translate that information into a citation.

Tips and Guidelines

Always use citations when:

  • quoting directly from a source
  • including statistics or other factual information
  • paraphrasing or summarizing an author's main idea

For more tips, see this guide from Duke University Libraries or test yourself with this short interactive tutorial from Wake Forest University.