Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

How to Write a Research Paper: Citing Your Sources

Need help with your research paper. Check out this LibGuide to find out how to get started.

Citation Help

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University has help for MLA and APA format.

Plagiarism quiz and tutorial from the University of Texas

Take a few moments to watch the short video on academic integrity and learn more about plagiarism. After viewing the video and taking the tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Define plagiarism
  • Determine what sources need to be cited in your writing
  • Paraphrase the words of others
  • Effectively incorporate quotations in your own writing
  • Describe other methods that can be used to avoid plagiarism

Reference Librarian

Profile Photo
Linda Park
(315) 279-5208

Knight Cite

This citation generating site is from the Hekman Library at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. On the home page of KnightCite, you may select either APA or MLA from the 3 citation styles, then select the type of information resource. Fill in the blanks and generate your citation. Once the citation has been generated, copy and paste it into your list of references. Reformat it and voila, you have your citation!