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Citing print and electronic resources

  • EasyBib
    Premium access to EasyBib, a web-based tool for building and managing citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago Style. Create citations, manage notes, and more.
    Start by creating an EasyBib account. The library’s link to EasyBib gets you premium access. Then, whether on- or off-campus, just login to that account. For more information, see the EasyBib tutorial.
  • MLA Citation Basics - Easybib
    Created by Easybib, this guide includes:
    • Fundamentals of MLA citation
    • MLA examples of popular sources
    • MLA web rules
    • MLA parenthetical citations
  • MLA Visual Guides Part 1 – Easybib
    Created by Easybib, this guide includes labeled illustrations showing how to cite:
    • Websites and Books
    • Journals and Newspapers
    • Databases and Magazines
    • Films, Chapters and Photographs
  • BHC Library Databases in APA Format
    Examples of APA citation formats from Black Hawk College Library Databases
    For more examples of how to cite both print and electronic resources, consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Call Number: REF BF 76.7 .P82 (Located at the Circulation and Reference desks)
  • BHC Library Databases in MLA Format
    Examples of MLA citation formats from Black Hawk College Library Databases
    For more examples of how to cite both print and electronic resources, consult the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. Call Number: REF LB 236.G53 (Located at the Circulation and Reference desks)
  • Research and Documentation Online – Resources for researching, writing and citing materials, including guidelines for documenting print and online sources in APA, MLA, Chicago and CBE citation styles.
  • Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format – Purdue University Online Writing Lab
  • Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format – Purdue University Online Writing Lab
  • APA Documentation Guide - The Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MLA Documentation Guide - The Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Plagiarism

  • You Quote It, You Note It! [For best effect, use with sound.] Plagiarism tutorial created by Vaughan Memorial Library, Acadia University, with adaptations