Cite Your Source

Citing your sources may seem tedious, but it's important to give authors proper credit for their ideas whenever you quote or base your ideas on another person's work.

Citations also show the depth and scope of your research. They are the evidence that you have explored a variety of resources while researching for your project or paper.

Resources for Citing Sources

  • EasyBib - EasyBib helps you create citations (works best on desktop computers or MacBooks).

  • - generates a variety of citation formats.

  • MyBib - MyBib generates formatted bibliographies, citations, and works cited.

  • Work Cited Example - Works Cited: Example Handout

  • Purdue Online Writing Lab - The Purdue Online Writing Lab is a reference resource for information on a wide variety of writing formats and includes topics such as how to avoid plagiarism.

  • MLA Citation Guide - This document is designed to help students understand the citation process and the MLA citation style.

  • Write It, Cite It - Write It Cite It is a MLA style sheet from CCISD.