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Citing Your Sources

NSCC recommends using either the MLA (Modern Language Association) or APA (American Psychological Association) style of citing sources in an essay or research paper.

The following website will help in citing your sources:
EasyBib: This online citation generator allows creation of a full Works Cited or References page with the option to save as a Google Doc or export into Word. Create an account with the website to save and store your bibliographies. Also includes help with parenthetical (in-text) citations.

Easybib: for new registrations
When registering use coupon code NorthMA405. Use this link if you have never had an EasyBib account at NSCC.

Easybib: for existing account holders at NSCC
If prompted, use or verify coupon code NorthMA405. Use this link if you have an existing EasyBib account at NSCC.

Additional websites that may be helpful in citing your sources:
Bibme
Citation Builder
Son of Citation Machine
KnightCite

The libraries also have the following MLA and APA manuals to help you in this process:
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
REF LB 2369 .G53

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing
REF PN 147 .G444

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
REF BF 76.7 .P83

Concise Rules of APA Style
REF 76.7.C66