GER 8300: BLACK - Red - Gold: the African Diaspora & Germany

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What are citations?

Citations indicate: 

  • which ideas are taken from others
  • from whom those ideas were taken; give credit where credit is due
  • allow researchers to find, read, and comment on each others’ sources

Resources for MLA Citation Style

MLA Citation Style is the citation style you'll be using for your capstone research papers. The current version of the MLA Citation Style is noted in the MLA Handbook (8th edition). Use the resources below to see how to cite using MLA. 

You can also ask Brian Vetruba, your librarian for this course, for citation assistance. 

Citations Managers

What are citation managers? They are apps that allow you to import citation information from databases and catalogs, save PDFs, and format citations for your research using different citations styles (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.). Some managers also allow you to include your own notes.

Common citation managers include Zotero, Mendeley, and Endnote. Many of these are FREE!  More information on citations and a comparison of citation managers


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