When you are ready to start writing, resources on how to write a good essay, as well as how to put your paper and citations in correct MLA or APA format are presented here. The column to the far right features a link to the helpful Purdue OWL Format Guide, and a useful automatic List of Works Cited generator and research aid app called Noodle Tools.
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Award-winning free-to-use writing and format reference which includes a helpful, thoroughly annotated sample paper and copious citation examples for many of the most common types of sources.
Below are links to four-page citation format overview with reference examples and sample body text for MLA or APA. Available in hard copy from the library Reference Desk.
Below is a link to a Citation Research Guide, made by one of our librarians. It will provide examples of formatting for various types of citation.
Noodle Tools features an easy-to-use, time-saving app made available for free to KVCC students and staff. Choose your citation format, type of source, and content delivery medium (print, database, etc.), and simply fill out the resulting form with your citation information. Noodle Tools presents your input in the desired format automatically, compiles and orders your list of reference works, and allows you to copy and paste, export it as a Word file, and more. You will be asked to register for an account the first time you log on.
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