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HIS 121: Dual Enrollment: United States History (Judd-Vereb-Loudoun)

This guide has been created to help you find library resources related to this program of study. Direct comments to Julie Combs, jcombs@nvcc.edu.

Need Help?

For individual research help, schedule an appointment to meet with a librarian.

Why and When to Cite

Why to Cite:

  • Give credit to the authors of the sources you used.
  • Provide evidence you did research -- good, credible sources give your work more authority.
  • Allows your reader to locate the sources you used.
  • Avoid plagiarism.

When to Cite:

You should cite a source if you reproducequoteparaphrase, or summarize ideas and/or media created by other individuals. When in doubt, cite!

Citation Style: MLA

The NOVA library catalog and many article databases provide citations. These citations should be carefully checked for accuracy. You can also ask a librarian for help, or consult the guides and websites listed below:

MLA In-Text Citations