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Citation & Evaluation Resources
Need help citing sources? Librarians are citation specialists.
Call the Reference Desk at 410-386-8340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NoodleBib is an online tool for formatting a bibliography in several citation styles.
It generates a Word document including all of the punctuation and formatting after the user enters the parts of the citation into a work form.
Register as a new user if you have never used NoodleBib before.
Creating an account for the first time off-campus? Contact the Reference Desk at 410-386-8340 for access
Citing or Documenting Sources (tutorial)
Research papers and essays require documentation of the quotes, paraphrases, and sources used. View this tutorial to get an idea of the key elements for citing your resources.
If you do not give proper credit to the sources of the ideas and quotations of others in your work, you are plagiarizing the information.
Choosing quality sources is an important part of research. Use the handout and tutorial below to help you:
- Select the best source/s for your information need and
- Decide whether or not a source is reputable and provides accurate information that you can rely on for your project.
Remember that your final product will only be as good as the sources you use. Choose carefully!