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Philosophy: MLA Citation

Citing Sources

Any words, ideas or images that you do not create yourself must be properly credited to avoid plagiarism.  Citing information sources acknowledges the origin of your information and it provides support and credibility to your work by showing evidence of your research. A citation is a reference to the source of an idea, information or image.  It typically includes enough identifying information, such as the author, title, date,  publication format, etc.

MLA Publication Manual

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MLA Style Guides

NoodleTools description and links

NoodleToolsNoodleTools is an online citation tool available to all CCSF students and faculty.

Create and save MLA, APA, and Chicago citations and reference lists.

Works with Google Docs, and also includes notetaking and outline tools. 

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