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Citation & Plagiarism Resources

Last Updated: 4/7/2021 1:57 PM

Citation helpers can organize your sources and create a bibliography or Works Cited page in a variety of formats.

Most of these tools have free versions, but you may need to set up an account using an email address.

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Most INFOhio databases have a citation or cite button. Clicking on this will often give you the citation in the format you need, just copy and paste it into your work.

Sometimes clicking the citation link will give you the information you need but it will not be in MLA or APA format. Use one of the links below to generate the proper format.

Still have questions? Ask your teacher or librarian!

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1 page MLA Quick Start (MLA 8 format)

Printable page  to get started quickly with MLA. Print in landscape format for best readability. Purdue OWL. MLA 8 format

Printable page  to get started quickly with APA. Print in landscape format for best readability. Purdue OWL

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Provides basic format and examples

A Google Slides presentation about citing texts and images in a presentation. From Bennett College library tutorials

Use WorldCat to look up any book,(use the ISBN for best results) then click on the cite/export link. Select your format (MLA, APA, etc) to see the proper citation. No building needed!

MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian

MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian

This is NOT a citation builder but will take you step by step through the research and citation process. 

Test your knowledge of plagiarism and citation! Defeat the goblins and restore academic integrity

Try this interactive activity from Excelsior College and see how well you can identify a properly written paraphrase. Then check out the other tutorials they have!