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Most research papers require that you "cite your sources."
This guide will help you cite different types of sources in APA, MLA and other citation styles



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Purpose of Citations

Citations are a way of giving credit to others for their ideas and work. When we write a paper, give a presentation, or record video for school or in life, we are stepping into ongoing conversations and research. Citations demonstrate that we have done our research and they give credit to those whose ideas and words we are building on.

Research 103: NoodleTools Citation Workshop

NoodleTools Citation Workshop:

Scholarship is a Conversation! This hands-on workshop will help you understand why and how to give credit in your academic work and beyond.

Workshop focus:

  • Understanding why and when to cite other works
  • Integrating and citing sources material
  • Using Noodletools Citation Maker


  • Week 7: February 12 | 12-12:50 | HL217
  • Week 8: February 19 | 12-12:50 | HL217 
  • Week 9: February 26 | 12-12:50 | HL217 
  • Week 10: March 4      | 12-12:50 | HL217 
  • Week 11: March 13    | 12-12:50 | HL217 

This is a drop-in workshop. You do not need to register, just please arrive on time.

Can't attend the citation workshops in person?  You can take an online version the workshops though this Online NoodleTools Citation Tutorial in Canvas or browse through the How-To Guide:

Research 103 LibGuide

Automatic Citation Generator

NoodleTools Citation Generator

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Access online tutorials using the links below:

Quick Guides: APA and MLA


Some content of this guide was used with permission from Anne Arundel Community College Library.  Many thanks for sharing their excellent work!