When in doubt, cite it!
MLA 8th Edition Citation Elements Graphic
For parenthetical citations of PRINT materials with one (1) author
(Author's Last Name # of page from source you are referencing)
BOOK: Full Citation (in Works Cited):
Gore, Albert. An Inconvenient Truth. Viking, 2007, pp.10-160.
Sample In-text citation - quote
"The world can no longer turn a blind eye to the problem of global warming" (Gore 10).
For parenthetical citations of PRINT materials with two (2) authors
(Last Name of first author, First name, and First Name of second Author Last Name # of page(s))
PDF of original print academic journal article: Full Citation
Schmidt, Charles, and Sydney Jones. "The Kyoto Protocol: Just a Lot of Hot Air". Environmental
Health Perspectives, vol. 108.no. 8, Aug 2000, p. A 362, Ebscohost, www.search.ebscohost.com/
Sample In-text citation - paraphrase
Pollution and greenhouse gas emissions have caused a significant reduction in the percentage of oxygen in the earth's atmosphere since 1990 (Schmidt and Jones 362).
For parenthetical citations of PRINT materials with three+ (3 or more) authors
(Last Name of first author, First name, et al. # of page(s))
BOOK: (Full Citation in Works Cited)
Harris, Marcus, et al. Global Cooperation on the Environment. Oxford, 2014, p.102.
Sample In-text citation - summary
Long term commitment by the global community to environmental challenges is difficult to achieve (Harris, et al. 102).
For parenthetical citations of digital materials without page numbers
WEB ARTICLE/ WEB PAGE: Full Citation in Works Cited
"Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA." Oyez, www.oyez.org/cases/2013/12-1146, Accessed 27 Apr. 2017.
Sample in-text citation - paraphrase
The Environmental Protection Agency is constantly reviewing environmental impact statements and laws that affect single states as well as multiple states at once, such as the "Cross State Air Pollution Rule Update" ("Utility").
For additional in-text citation rules, please consult Purdue Owl's In-text Citation page.
(NOODLETOOLS IS A SISTER COMPANY WITH GOOGLE!)
2) Open Noodletools Link (above)
3) In Upper Right Corner /"Access via Google for Education" box:
Type your LSA gmail Username
Click "Sign In"
Username Box: Your Gmail login
Password: Studentlast 2 digits of your graduation year
4) Answer series of short questions about setting up a new account (Select your graduation year)
Select a "Student" Account
New to Noodletools?
Try the Tutorials to get you going!
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I. Log in to your LSA Gmail Acct & NoodleTools
["ACCESS VIA GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION"]
II. Create a "New Project"
a. Type in title = Your Famous Person
b. Click MLA citation format
c. Click "Junior" Citation Level
II. From "Dashboard"
a Type in Research Question = Your Famous Person
b. In Middle "Sharing and Collaboration Box" : Public View - Keep Open to Public Access
c. In "Sharing ?" Box - Click on Share with a Project Inbox - Drop Down/Select:
Your Teacher's Last Name: Assignment
WEBPAGE/ WEB ARTICLE
3) Click/Select Project Link
7) Return to Web Page and copy the URL & locate the date it was published/updated
8) Return to Noodletools webpage form and copy in the URL & type in the publication date
Add today's date as the "Access Date"
9) Complete/Manually type in the rest of webpage info into boxes & click "Submit"
10) Click :
Log into your Gmail acct.
Log into Noodtools
Open link for your project
Open button for your project
Drop down to "Print/Export to Google Docs" option
Wait a moment and it will translate your source page into a "Beautiful" Works Cited Google Doc!!
1) Open/locate source that you will be capturing information from
4) Click/Select Project Link
5) Open "Notecards" Tab
7) Complete the following boxes:
Title: Type subtopic in box
Source: Drop down to Select source from the list that you've saved
8) Copy Original: Highlight, copy, and paste the section/info from the source that you plan to paraphrase in the "Copy, Paste & Annotate Here" Box
9) Paraphrase box ("In Your Own Words Box" ): Write a sentence using your own vocabulary & grammar so it is significantly different from original sentence/section in the source, but be sure to retain accuracy and meaning!
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From Dashboard, Select "Notecards" Button
In far right corner you will see
Click on Topic to add major topic
Click on to add another topic
Drag notecards from left tabletop to appropriate topic/subtopic
Hover over any element and click Delete to edit
Because you are already logged into your school gmail account while using Noodletools,
you can Press the button from the Dashboard
and your paper will be saved to your Google Docs account!