Correctly citing the sources you use for research is a critical to being a successful college student, but it can be tricky. Try using these tools to help you build a good bibliography:
- Citation Help Guide
This guide provides general help with citations, including an overview of MLA and APA format and tutorials on using NoodleTools.
Noodle Tools is an online program that helps you generate, edit, save to an online folder, and print an MLA Works Cited list or APA References list with the correct punctuation and formatting. You will need to register the first time you use Noodle Tools to set up an account, but access is free from all computers on the campus network. For off-campus access, including wireless access, contact the library for the username and password.
- NoodleBib Express
NoodleBib Express is a function of Noodle Tools that allows you to quickly format a single citation in either MLA or APA format for pasting into your paper.
- APA Citation Guide (PDF)
This printable guide describes how to format your citations, following the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition. A copy of the manual is available in Eureka campus Library Reference Collection at BF76.7 P83 2010. The APA website provides additional help, although some content may require membership, a textbook passcode, or a fee: http://www.apastyle.org/learn/index.aspx
- MLA Citation Guide (PDF)
This printable guide describes how to format your citations, following the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition, published by the Modern Language Association. A copy of the handbook is available in the Eureka campus Library Reference Collection at LB2369 G53 2009. The MLA website provides additional help, although some content may require membership, a textbook passcode, or a fee: http://www.mla.org/
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