What about citation tools?
If you've used an academic database in the past, you've likely noticed the helpful "Citation Tools" button. For the most part the citations provided within the Gale and EBSCO databases are correct, but make sure to verify any and all work that is being submitted for a grade.
In other words, don't rely on a computer algorithm to do your homework for you!
Citation is used for several reasons:
And of course, to avoid plagiarism!
Full Citations - the complete information about your sources.
Valencia College MLA Resources
Citation guides for citing a variety of sources in MLA format. This is where you will find the color coded citation templates.
Comprehensive style guide for MLA format. Use this website to verify any citations created using citation generators or online databases. An excellent resources that you'll use throughout your college career!
Citation generator website. Look up a citation by article title, URL, or ISBN. Make sure to double check any citations created with a generator website. This should be considered a draft, and not a final copy.
Microsoft Word Citation Ribbon
Try using the Microsoft Word Citation tool to organize and format your sources.