Research Guide: Scholarly Journals

Use this guide to learn more about scholarly journals and the peer-review process

What are Citations?

Citation Basics

Review the list and image below, which both outline how the in-text citation in your essay connects to the larger reference page of your work. 

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An image of how an in-text citation goes hand in hand with a reference list

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  1. Place in-text citations in the body of the paper to acknowledge the source of your information.  This is meant to be a shortened version of the full citation that appears on the final page of your paper.
  2. Place full citations for all your sources on the last page entitled References or Works Cited (different citation styles require different titles).  Full citations are meant to provide readers with enough information so that they can locate the source themselves.
  3. APA or MLA are citation styles.  Each has different guidelines for how source information (author, title, year...etc.) should be formatted and punctuated for both in-text citations and for the References or Works Cited pages
Consult a guide for the specific citation style you are using:

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
Please create your NoodleTools account before attending the workshop. Instructions are below.

Schedule: 
  • Week 7 ZOOM
    Friday Feb. 17, 12-12:30 PM (APA)
  • Week 8 FACE-to-FACE
    Friday Feb. 24, 12-12:30 PM (MLA)
  • Week 9 ZOOM 
    Wednesday Mar. 1, 12-12:30 PM (MLA)
  • Week 10 FACE-to-FACE
    Friday Mar. 10, 12-12:30 PM (APA)

NoodleTools Citation Workshop is a face-to-face workshop in Holman Library HL213. See below for a link to our online asynchronous tutorial in Canvas. 

  • Open the REGISTRATION LINK below to select the workshop date you would like.
  • We will send you registration confirmation. 
  • If there is space in the classroom, you are welcome to join the workshop without registering first.
  • Please be sure to set up your NoodleTools Account or check your login to your existing account prior to the workshop. 
Set up your NoodleTools account
Can't attend a citation workshop at the scheduled times?  

You can take an online version of the workshop through our online NoodleTools Citation Tutorial in Canvas or the NoodleTools How-To Guide!

Citations: The How and Why of Citing Sources

Automatic Citation Generator

NoodleTools

Access online tutorials using the links below:

Quick Guides: APA and MLA

Citation Quick Guides