It is important to document your sources to help your reader find your research sources and to avoid plagiarism. It is standard practice in writing papers.
While there are many different citation styles, the most commonly used by Madison College English classes are MLA and APA:
Purdue Writing Lab. “MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources // Purdue Writing Lab.” Purdue Writing Lab, 31 Dec. 2017, https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_works_cited_electronic_sources.html. Accessed 27 Nov. 2018.
“Disco Inferno: WYES Transformed into a Bustling Nightclub for a Disco Party.” Saint Charles Avenue, vol. 23, no. 3, Aug.
2018, p. 42. EBSCOhost, ezproxy.madisoncollege.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?
Check the 808 section of the circulating and reference stacks for books that can help in the process of writing papers and properly documenting sources.
These free web-based tools can help create and manage your citations for your research papers. Always check with your instructor to see if it is okay to use these.
In Credo Reference, look for the " " tool!
In JStor, look for 'Cite This Item':
When using Opposing Viewpoints, look for the Tools Menu:
In CQ Researcher, look for 'Cite Now'.
that can help generate citations and pages for works cited & bibliographies.