ex. MLA, APA or Chicago
ex. book, magazine, newspaper, interview, online video, email, blog, etc.
TIP If you are not sure what type of resource you are using Google the title or ask the librarian.
ex. MLA - Journal Article in a Library Database
ex. APA - Book in Print
ex. Chicago - Image on a Website
Using the appropriate style guide or a citation generator, find the formula that matches your source type and access point (Step 4) and plug in the corresponding information from your source.
TIPCitation generators are only as good as you are.
TIPDouble-check citations created in citation generators to make sure they are correct and aren't missing information.
Now that you have the individual citation entries created, you need to format the Works Cited page.
Common Formatting Guidelines