Citation Guides

  • Below you will find links to help you with conducting your research and citing your sources. Scroll down to find
    • Online Citation Guides
    • Online Citation Creators
    • Online Research Guides
    • Citation Handouts from the SOHS library

    How To Cite Online Sources ~ specific examples of a number of different types of online sources, from the Library of Congress Learning Page

    Citation Guides:

    OWL Purdue MLA Formatting and Style Guide - This website provides a comprehensive guide on citing in MLA format.

    OWL Purdue Avoiding Plagiarism - This is a helpful guide on what constitutes plagiarism and best practices to avoid it in your work. 

    Citation Machine ~ an online tool for creating citations; be sure to select MLA format!
    EasyBib~ another online tool for creating citations, this one defaults tocreate citations in MLA format ~ you will probably encounter pop-ups!
    Knight Cite~ this online citation tool from Calvin College’s Hekman Libraryfeatures a very easy-to-use interface; with free registration, aformatted document is available; does not suggest parentheticalcitations; MLA format is the default