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Citing Your Sources And Plagiarism

Use this guide to understand how to correctly use quotes and paraphrases and cite your sources in a research paper.

Citing your sources!

Databases' "CITE" buttons

NOTE:  Most databases have a "Cite" button where you can get a computer-generated citation of the article you are looking at (check for accuracy).  Many NICC instructors use APA Style Format or MLA Style Format.

Citation Assistance:

Noodletools: This database helps you write citations in MLA or APA format as well as complete bibliographies for research papers.  If you are off campus and using this for the first time, you will need the library’s ID and password.  If you do not know it, you will need to contact your librarian or teacher to ask for the login information.