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Citing Sources

Guide to citing sources in APA and MLA styles (more styles coming soon).

Citation Guides

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APA Citation Guide

A guide with examples for formatting an in-text citation, citations on a Reference list, and an APA research paper.

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MLA Citation Guide

A guide with examples for formatting an in-text citation, citations on a Works Cited list, and an MLA research paper.

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NoodleTools Guides & Videos

NoodleTools is a free, online citation tool available to all CCSF students and faculty. Use it to create and save MLA, APA, and Chicago citations and reference lists. 

NoodleTools Quick Guide for Students

A visual guide with step-by-step instructions for getting started with NoodleTools.

How to Create a NoodleTools Project

A video tutorial with instructions for creating a NoodleTools project.

Citation Tutorials

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Citation Champion: MLA Style

A self-paced, interactive tutorial on citing sources in a research project, using MLA citation style, and practicing format.

 

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Citation Champion: APA Style

A self-paced, interactive tutorial on citing sources in a research project, using APA citation style, and practicing format.

 

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Citation Management Tools

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Mendeley

Mendeley is a free tool that collects, organizes, & cites your references.

 

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Zotero

Zotero is a free tool that collects, organizes, & cites your references.

 

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Have you mastered the use of NoodleTools? Are you looking for a way to manage more sources? Consider using one of these tools. They help you store and organize your articles and other sources as well as cite them. 

CC License

Creative Commons License CC by NC 4.0 This guide has been adapted from a guide originally created by Tessa Withorn, Maggie Clarke, Jillian Holt Eslami, and Carolyn Caffrey Gardner and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International License.

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