Plagiarism vs. Creativity
How to Cite
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a great resource for help with creating in-text (parenthetical) citations or an end-of-paper reference list, works cited list, or bibliography. Here are some direct links:
Cite Directly From a Database Article
Most database articles provide the citation for you -- another great reason to use our databases!
Your MPS Google account gives you access to one of these tools, EasyBib. The accuracy of all online citation tools varies, so it's best to know how your citations should look so that you can fix them, if needed. Log into EasyBib through your MPS Google account, then click on the dropdown menu near the top right of the page. Click on Coupon Code and type in this code:
Annotations should summarize and/or evaluate your resources and should include one or more of the follow (check with your teacher for their expectations for the project):
Remember to format your bibliography correctly, indenting the citation text and annotation paragraphs so that the author's last name is the only text that is flush left.
To clearly indicate a break between citations and annotation paragraphs, there should be an additional line space between the citation and paragraphs. For a bibliography without annotations, the flush left first line of the citation makes this distinction, so no additional line spaces are needed.
Giving credit where credit is due.