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Last Updated: Sep 1, 2011
ALWAYS cite your sources! Now that you know more than you ever wanted to know about copyright, hopefully you realize how important it is to cite your sources. That can be easier said than done. MLA, APA, Chicago/Turbian - What form do we use and how do we do it? Teachers usually have a certain form they prefer or require so the first thing to do is ask. After that you are lucky - there are online citation tools created just to help you format citations and create bibliographies. In the box on the right are links to several online citation tools. These tools can also be found on the MPS Library Resource Centers site under Web tools:
- Noodle Tools
Comprehensive MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turbian bibliography composer.
Automatic bibliography maker. Either searches for source and creates citation or allows you to input the information to create the citation.
- Easy Bib
Automatic bibliography and citation maker for MLA format.
- IDEAL Citation Maker
Complete fields with source information and create the citation in MLA or APA format.
- Landmarks Son of Citation Machine
Helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use.
- Citing Sources MLA and APA Style
Article on how to cite sources in MLA or APA format with examples citations for different types of sources.