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Cite Your Sources

Avoid plagiarism and cite your sources correctly in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles.

APA Handbooks

Online Citation Tools for APA

Use these sites to help you format your citations correctly:

APA Tutorials

Teach yourself APA with these videos and tutorials.

Cite/ Export

The Cite/ Export button is your friend.  Most online databases will generate a citation for the item that you are viewing in one of many different citations formats, including APA, MLA, and Chicago/Turabian.  You can then copy and paste the citation directly into your list of Works Cited.

This box shows an APA citation for the article "Of Mice and Mountain Lions" from the box above.

A citation generated by WorldCat

Important note: Please double check the citations with the format preferred by your professor. The citation generator is good, but not always perfect.