Academic Excellence

Centennial Secondary School Library
General Guides - Citation and Documentation
A Research Guide for Students
Landmarks Citation Machine
Cornell University - Creating an Annotated Bibliography
Referencing Articles from EBSCOHost (pdf)
Avoiding Plagiarism
Is it Plagiarism?      New - January 2013
University of Guelph : Test Your Understanding of Plagiarism
OWL: Paraphrasing
OWL: Avoiding Plagiarism

Indiana University: Understanding Plagiarism
Paraphrasing Exercises for Senior Students
Paraphrasing Exercise for Junior Students
Do you know when you are Plagiarizing? Make sure you properly "Cite The Site You Sighted"
Does your teacher expect you to use MLA or APA Style?  Make sure you find out.
MLA Style
Generally used for:
English               Arts
History               Humanities
(Religion, Philosophy)

Please note, that as of 2009, the MLA referencing fromat has changed.  Be sure to use sources based on the 7th edition of the MLA handbook.

CSS MLA Style Guide (pdf)  Updated April 2011
MLA Works Cited Tips (pdf)
MLA - Citing References in text (pdf)
Sample Works Cited Page (pdf)
Landmark College MLA Citation

Long Island University MLA Citation Style Guide
OWL: Online Writing Lab
Cornell University MLA Style Guide
RDC Library
Trinity University Style Guide
2009 Hacker Handbooks Supplement to MLA Style (pdf)

APA Style
Generally used for:
Business               Science                Physical Education
Geography             Mathematics        Social Sciences
Technology            Law                         Psychology, Anthropology)
Economics            Family Studies (Foods)

Please note, that as of 2009, the APA referencing format has changed. Be sure to use sources based on the 6th edition  of the APA Publication Manual.