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MLA Handbook by The Modern Language Association of America
Call Number: ARRIVING SOON
Publication Date: 2021-04-06
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th Edition) by American Psychological Association
Call Number: 808.06615 P9609 2020
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
Library Citation Tools
Most of our research databases and sources have built in citation tools which makes formatting your reference list a breeze. Citations tools can vary by database. Look for the cite button once you've clicked on an article.
Citation tools should be considered a draft of the final citations, they aren't always 100% accurate. Students should consult the citation manuals and pay close attention to names, capitalization and dates, making any necessary corrections before turning in assignments.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and citation instructional materials. Their MLA and APA Guides are very useful for creating both in-text citations and references.
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.
What is Plagiarism?
From the SLCC Student Code of Conduct plagiarism is defined as "Presenting within one’s own work the ideas, representations, or words of another person without customary and proper acknowledgment of that person’s authorship is considered plagiarism. Students who are unsure of what constitutes plagiarism should consult with their instructors. Claims of ignorance will not necessarily excuse the offense."