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Hugh B. Bain Middle School Library : Citation Station

Always Cite Your Sources

It is important to always cite your sources.  Citation helps you avoid plagiarism, and allows the reader to find your research sources.  Citing your sources also helps to make your writing more believable, and gives evidence to your arguments.  These websites will help make it easy for you to cite your sources properly.  

Purdue OWL MLA Citation Guide

The Purdue Owl guide to MLA is the authority on citation.  This guide contains easy-to-understand directions on formatting citations, in-text (parethetical) citations, and works cited pages in MLA format.

The Citation

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Mrs. Scripsack's Class Activity

AASL Standard 3.1.6- Use information and technology ethically and responsibly.

Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources......providing basic bibliographic information for sources.



Free Online Citation Creators

Use the free online citation creators below to generate and save citations for all types of sources. 

OSLIS Citation Maker- Best Choice!!!!

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Plagiarism Videos

This video explains plagiarism and how to avoid it. 

Plagiarism by Common Craft.


Click on the link below to watch a video created by Caity Selleck for Imagine Easy Solutions, Inc.

Online Grammar & Plagiarism Checker

Use Grammarly to check your writing for proper grammar and plagiarism.