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Citing Your Sources

Citations can sometimes be tricky, but KnightCite is a superb tool to build your citation skills.

We strongly recommend KnightCite for some simple reasons:

  • Create accurate and updated citations
  • They provide a free account to store all of your citations
  • Keep track of all of your project resources (for multiple classes)
  • Export a properly formatted citation sheet (alphabetized and formatted for you!)

Yes, there are other citation generators out there, but they do not encourage thoughtful habits. Use KnightCite!

 

Social Media Citation Guide

An FAQ we get is how to cite blogs, Twitter feeds, Facebook posts, and other social media outlets.

You will find this chart helpful. Click on the image to enlarge.

 

When Do I Need to Cite?

 

What Do I Need to Cite?

 

MLA Format Sample

  The Modern Language Association (MLA) format for research papers is a standard you should all get to know. Please consult the PDF sample below to get a sense of how to format your essays.

Citation Games

  • MLA Master Blaster
    Do you recognize the parts of a citation? Play the MLA Master Blaster to find out!
  • Drag & Drop Citations
    Practice your MLA citation skills by dragging and dropping different parts of citations (books, magazines, journals, newspapers, websites, music, and a few more).
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