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Honors Students: Library Orientation Tutorial

Important Reminders

Always check with your instructor on what format specifications to use for a particular class or assignment, especially when citing electronic resources including material found in library databases.

The automatic citation generators noted on this page are NOT FOOLPROOF.  These tools will save you time, but you should always double-check by:

  • reviewing the examples given on the Reynolds Library Citation Style: APA and MLA 
    online guides
  • consulting with a Reynolds Librarian
  • consulting with your instructor

Library Database Citation Generators

Automatic citation generators are also available via many of the library databases.

Online Citation Guides

Reynolds Library's online citation guides include:

  • examples for citing a wide variety of resources
  • in-text citation examples
  • Links to printable handouts
  • Links to other helpful citation guides

Citation Guides at the Reference Desk

The most recent copies of the MLA Handbook and the  APA Publication Manual are kept at the Reference Desk of each campus library and are available for your use within the library.