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MLA / APA Style Help

Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a trusted source for citation style instructions.  

The Purdue Online Writing Lab Citation Guide


Citation Management


Searching Tips for Assignment

Database Searching Tips


  • Enter:
    title of work
    author of work

    Limit to:  Book Review (often found under 'Document Type' 

  • What not to use for this assignment: Library Journal, Publisher's Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Choice, Booklist - these are often briefer reviews used for book selection in libraries.

  • Identify as Scholarly/Non-Scholarly

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MLA Style Guidance / Avoiding Plagiarism


MLA Citation Style Instructions:

Purdue Online Writing Lab - Citation Style Website


Advice on how and when to paraphrase, cite. etc.  

How to Avoid Plagiarism Tips


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