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ENGL 836 Sumstad: Cite Your Sources!

A Library Subject Guide for beginning research on the topics of Immigration and Regulating Substances.


What is EasyBib?

EasyBib is an automatic bibliography composer. When you have sources you need to cite properly for your research paper, EasyBib will help you format your sources quickly and accurately.

Cañada College students can use the premium features by registering (setting up an account).You must be on campus to register; once you you have registered you can use EasyBib from anywhere to create bibliographies for your entire career at Cañada College.  Come see us in the Library if you need help getting registered!

MLA Introduction

MLA stands for Modern Language Association. It is a style for writing essays and research papers. We have the MLA handbook at the front desk of the library. 

This website explains MLA:

Diana Hacker's website on MLA

An sample essay in MLA style

MLA Citations - Articles

Author.  "Article Title."  Journal Title Number.Volume (Year):   page numbers. Database Name.  Web.  Date you found article.

Hemphill, Craig Kyle. "Am I My Brother's Keeper?: Immigration Law Reform And The Liberty That Is America (A Legal, Theological And Ethical Observation On The Debate Of Allowing Immigrant Amnesty)." Texas Hispanic Journal Of Law & Policy 15.1 (2009): 51-70. Academic Search Premier. Web. 13 Sept. 2013.

MLA Citation - Books

Last name of author, first name. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher, year.

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. One Hundred Years of Solitude. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006.

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