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English 200: Major British Writers / British Love Literature: Write and Cite

Writing Help

You can get help from a writing tutor at the Center for Student Success/Learning Services at E-town.

Additional writing help:

Online Citation Guides

Research and Documentation Online by Diana Hacker (Pocket Style Manual) and Barbara Fister (a librarian at Gustavus Adolphus).  Includes MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE citation examples.

A Research Guide for Students MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard, CGOS, CBE Style Guides

Citation Managers

EasyBib an interactive citation tool.

Landmark's Citation Machine an interactive citation tool.

Zotero an interactive citation tool that lives in your browser.

Avoid Plagiarism

Online Citation Examples

Selected MLA Works Cited Examples

Book with one author

Author's name: last name, first name. book title (italicized). city of publication: publisher, date. medium.

Sparks, Nicholas. The Best of Me. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2011. Print.

Article from a database (e.g. Academic Search Premier)

Author's name(s): last name, first name. "title of article." journal title (italicized) volume.issue (year): page numbers. name of database (italicized). medium. date of access (day month year).

Segal, Scott et. al. "Plagiarism in Residency Application Essays." Annals of Internal Medicine 153.2 (2010): 112-W44. Academic Search Premier. Web. 28 March 2012.

Website with no author

Title of website (italicized). sponsor of site, update (day month year). medium. date of access (day month year).

Margaret Sanger Papers Project. History Dept., New York U, 3 May 2010. Web. 28 March 2012.

Selected Chicago Bibliography Examples

Book with one author (print)

Author's name: last name, first name. Title (italicized). Place of publication: publisher, year.

Sparks, Nicholas. The Best of Me. New York, Grand Central Publishing, 2011.

Journal article from a database (e.g. Academic Search Premier)

Author's name(s): last name, first name. "title of article." journal title (italicized) volume, issue number, (date): page numbers. doi or persistent URL for the article

Segal, Scott, Brian J. Gelfand, Shelley Hurwitz, Lori Berkowitz, Stanley W. Ashley, Eric S. Nadel, and Joel T. Katz. "Plagiarism in Residency Application Essays." Annals of Internal Medicine 153, no. 2 (2010): 112-W44 http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=52408191&site=ehost-live

Website without an author

Title of website. sponsor. date of publication/update URL

Margaret Sanger Papers Project. History Dept., New York U, last modified May 3 2010 http://www.nyu.edu/projects/sanger/

Print Citation Guides - Available @ the Ref Desk

** All the titles below are held for reference and may be requested at the reference desk.  These titles are for in-house library use only. **