Resources for German Studies Research Skills: Cite Sources

This library guide provides resources for key research skills for German studies majors and minors.

Citation Generator

Citing Sources

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What is a Literature Review?

literature review surveys scholarly articles, books and other sources (e.g. dissertations, conference proceedings) relevant to a particular issue, area of research, or theory, providing a description, summary, and critical evaluation of each work. The purpose is to offer an overview of significant literature published on a topic.

Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction


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What is an Annotated Bibliography?

How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography (Source: Cornell University Library)

An annotated bibliography is a list of citations to books, articles, and documents. Each citation is followed by a brief (usually about 150 words) descriptive and evaluative paragraph, the annotation. The purpose of the annotation is to inform the reader of the relevance, accuracy, and quality of the sources cited.

Citation Styles

MLA Handbook

The MLA Style Center  Writing resources from the Modern Language Association

MLA Bibliographic Format

Citing online resources using MLA

MLA Journal Citations - Tutorial

Additional MLA Resources

APA Style Guide

APA Journal Citations Tutorial