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How to Cite Your Sources

Citing Moodle Posts

APA

Use the first part of the post/comment as the title.

Little, J. (2020, April 12). Today's reading included two key points that we haven't yet discussed. [Online forum post]. Moodle. https://moodle.carleton.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=441341

Vente, M. (2020, April 13). That first point that you made is particularly interesting [Comment on the online forum post Today's reading included two key points that we haven't yet discussed.]. Moodle. https://moodle.carleton.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=441341

Chicago Manual of Style

Use the first part of the post as the title. Use "Reply to" and then the first part of the original post as the title for a comment.

Footnote:

1. John Little, "Today's Reading Included Two Key Points," Moodle, April 13, 2020, https://moodle.carleton.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=441341.

2. Momo Vente, reply to "Today's Reading," Moodle, April 13, 2020. https://moodle.carleton.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=441341

Bibliography:

Little, John. "Today's Reading Included Two Key Points." Moodle. April 13, 2020. https://moodle.carleton.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=441341

Vente, Momo. Reply to "Today's Reading Included Two Key Points." Moodle. April 13, 2020. https://moodle.carleton.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=441341

MLA

Use the first part of the post/comment as the title.

Little, John. "Today's Reading Included Two Key Points." DART 102 Moodle Forum, 13 April 2020. Moodle, moodle.carleton.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=441341

Vente, Momo. "That first point that you made is particularly interesting." DART 102 Moodle Forum, 13 April 2020. Moodle, moodle.carleton.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=441341

Citing Class Handouts

APA

Put a descriptive word or phrase (like "handout" or "worksheet") in square brackets after the title. Add a URL if the handout is available online, or add a publication place and institution if the handout is not available online.

Plum, P. (2020). Conjugations of the world's languages [Handout]. https://moodle.carleton.edu/19583985309234.pdf

Snape, S. (2020). Incantations [Handout]. Scotland: Hogwarts.

Chicago Manual of Style

Use the citation format that you would normally use for books.

Footnote:

1. Professor Plum, Conjugations of the World's Languages (Northfield: Carleton College, 2020), https://moodle.carleton.edu/19583985309234.pdf.

2. Severus Snape, Incantations (Scotland: Hogwarts, 2020).

Bibliography:

Plum, Professor. Conjugations of the World's Languages. Northfield: Carleton College, 2020. https://moodle.carleton.edu/19583985309234.pdf.

Snape, Severus. Incantations. Scotland: Hogwarts, 2020.

MLA

Use the citation format that you would normally use for books, except that the title (or description, if there is no title) is not in italics.

If the handout is available online, include "uploaded by" if the document was not uploaded by the author, and use the upload site as the "Container" in which the handout is published. The "location" section of the citation (at the very end) should be the URL if available, or the institution that hosted the course associated with the handout.

Plum, Professor. French Verb Conjugations. Moodle, uploaded by Miss Scarlet, 13 April 2020, moodle.carleton.edu.

Snape, Severus. Incantations. 2020, Hogwarts.

Citing Lectures/Slides

APA

Plum, P. (2020). Writing systems of oceania [PowerPoint slides]. Moodle. https://moodle.carleton.edu/19583985309234.pptx

Snape, S. (2020). The flick of the wrist [class lecture]. DART 102: Introduction to Dark Arts, Scotland: Hogwarts.

Chicago Manual of Style

Footnote:

1. Professor Plum, "Writing Systems of Oceania" (PowerPoint slides, LANG 101: Introduction to Languages, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, April 13, 2020).

2. Severus Snape, "The Flick of the Wrist" (Lecture, DART 102: Introduction to Dark Arts, Hogwarts, Scotland, April 13, 2020).

Bibliography

Plum, Professor. "Writing Systems of Oceania." PowerPoint slides for LANG 101: Introduction to Languages, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, April 13, 2020. https://moodle.carleton.edu/19583985309234.pptx

Snape, Severus. "The Flick of the Wrist." Class Lecture, DART 102: Introduction to Dark Arts, Hogwarts, Scotland, April 13, 2020.

MLA

Plum, Professor. "Writing Systems of Oceania." LANG 101: Introduction to Languages, 13 April, 2020, Carleton College, Northfield. Slide 3.

Snape, Severus. "The Flick of the Wrist." DART 102: Introduction to Dark Arts, 13 April, 2020, Hogwarts, Scotland.