PSCN 1 (Alarcon): Citing your sources

Human Services and Minority Groups

You Quote It, You Cite It!

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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.

Citing Sources MLA and APA

MLA Manual LB2369 .G53 2009

MLA Examples handout

Generating Citations

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

MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR CITATION MANUALLY!

Many times formatting is lost in the copying and pasting of these citations.  And sometimes they add extra parts to a citation that are not required (In fact, we strongly recommend you do NOT cite as suggested in Pop Culture Universe entries)!