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Citation Help

Each time you use information from a book, film, article, podcast - any source - in your papers or presentations, you need to credit, or cite, your sources.

Always be Careful

Check any citation formatting you get from Proquest, Gale, or a citation generator. You are responsible for what you turn in.

MLA: Basic MLA Book Citation

Author Last name, Firstname. Title of Book. Place: Publisher, Date, Print.

APA: Basic APA Book Citation

Author Last name, Initial. (date). Title of Book. Place: Publisher.

Print Writer's Guides

Check a book guide such as Hacker's Writers Reference available in the Library

Online Writer's Guides

Get help from Hacker's Research and Documentation Online on MLA, APA or other styles

Owl at Purdue

Purdue University's Online Writing Lab - choose MLA, APA or other formats

Individualized Assistance

Tutoring Center

Online Citation Generator

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