APA & MLA Citation Resources

    Any time you do research you must give credit to the person(s) whose resources you are using. 
    Noodle Tools—Use this database to correctly format your citations in MLA or APA *Recommended by Mrs. Maki. 
    Use your MSBSD Google Login.  Forget your username or password? - See your Librarian.
     EasyBib - Need just 1 citation? Use EasyBib without a username or password for MLA or APA citations.

    Purdue Online Writing Lab has just about any and all information related to citing resources. *Recommended by AP Literature teachers.

      Try their Citation Machine for MLA formatted citations or a link to the latest edition of the APA formatting and style guide.

     NEW FALL 2020 - Create a MLA or APA Citation right in Google Docs!

     Why must I cite sources for an assignment? 
    Check out the Copyright Guide for Students brochure for specific  guidelines about what students are allowed to use for student projects. (Opens PDF document)
    Still confused about Copyright & Fair Use?
    Watch this fun video that uses Disney movie clips to explain Copyright & Fair Use.
    Fair(y) Use Tale
     (you may have to hold the Ctrl key and click on the link to open it in a new window)
    Looking for images for your project? 
    teacher tapCheck out these copyright free, open source & student use images and media.
    http://creativecommons.org/  Try Creative Commons.
    What is Copyright...fair use...public domain? 
    Think you know the answers?
    http://www.cyberbee.com/cb_copyright.swf  Take the Cyberbee Quiz to find out!
    Want to know what the latest guidelines are for using copyrighted material in educational settings?  Here are some organizations/websites to check for the latest guidelines on issues of copyright in educational settings:
    http://www.copyright.gov/  U.S. Government Copyright office
    Want to know more about Censorship & Free Expression?
    free expressionCheck out the Free Expression Policy Project: a think tank on artistic and intellectual freedom.
    Want to see examples of what MLA or APA citations look like?
    MLA Crib Sheet- Bibliographies for MLA style (Modern Language Association)
    APA Crib Sheet - Bibliographies for APA style (American Psychology Association)
    HHS Library pages updated by:
    maki read


Last Modified on January 15, 2021