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English 110 - Kilgore: Writing, Citing & Avoiding Plagiarism

This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in English 110 with Julia Kilgore.

MLA Citation Guidelines

Most library databases include a citation tool that allows you to generate a citation for the source in different citation styles. Always check automatically-generated citations against the citation guidelines to make sure they are accurate. Use the following guidelines for help citing your sources using the MLA citation style:

Why We Cite

This brief video explains why citations are so important (there are more reasons than you may know):

Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing

These examples will help you integrate your research into your writing:

MLA Citation Style

The following video covers how to create citations for different types of sources using MLA 8th Edition style (from off campus you will need to log in using your Pipeline username and password):

Academic Integrity

The following video defines plagiarism and explores academic integrity in the context of scholarly conversation and the value of information (from off campus you will need to log in using your Pipeline username and password):