English 001 A: Black Identity and the African Diaspora: Citing your sources

Chabot MLA Handout

MLA Handbook, 7th Edition

You will be given a citation handout in class. However, you can access the online version here. Or you can come in and ask the reference librarian for a hard copy of the handbooks.

You Quote It, You Cite It!

You Quote It, You Cite It Icon

You Quote It, You Cite It! is Las Positas Library's adaptation of the Acadia University Library's tutorial on avoiding plagiarism.  Click here to take the tutorial.

Generating Citations

Many databases allow you to automatically generate citations. This is very convenient but beware:

MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR CITATION MANUALLY!


Citation Generators

CHECK YOUR WORK MANUALLY! The citations produced by these generators are only as good as the information you plug in. Be careful to input the correct information.