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1 Waiting to begin … Click when youre ready!

2 Sharon Elin Revised 2009 Citing Internet Sources the Easy Way ~ Using Easybib.com

3 After you ve gathered your sources for research, use an online site to format citations correctly! A good site to use is: easybib.com

4 Free access (using MLA style). Saves your list to finish later. Formats an entire Works Cited page without cutting and pasting each entry. Automatically alphabetizes and formats entries, using correct indents, typestyle, and line spacing. Finished page may be saved as a Word document for editing.

5 Is easybib.com foolproof? Absolutely NOT! Errors are possible if: Youre missing any required information about your sources You do not capitalize correctly or make careless typos or spelling errors Proofreading is always crucial!

6 Easybib.com will lead you through the steps to create a completed works cited page. Click here to start

7 Choose Web Site if your source is an internet site Choose from a variety of sources

8 Easybib.com provides a blank template that prompts you for the correct information. If you are unable to find some of the information after looking for it, leave those boxes blank. Title of article (page title) Name of web site (home page) Web page addresshttp://www (etc. ) Click Next when finished. Sponsor or corporation

9 For books, easybib provides an ISBN feature for easy citations Enter the ISBN number from the back of the book (ignore the dashes) Info about the book drops into place when you clickAutocite

10 To add your next citation, click here:

11 Easybib alphabetizes each new citation in a growing list. Punctuation and formatting are automatic. Click this button to add a new citation Citation #1 Citation #2 Citation #3 Citation #4 Citation #5 Citation #6 Your most recently entered citation is highlighted.

12 Want to save it to finish it later?

13 Want to save it for later? If you want to use this list later, theres a way to save it. First, you need to create a free easybib account.

14 To create an account… First, register at home with an address. Easybib will you a confirmation After you register, log in with your address & password

15 After you create a free account with easybib, you can find your list by clicking here. If you dont finish...

16 Ready to make a final copy?

17 When you are done, easybib will create a Word document for you. Click here to create a Word document

18 Allow the download

19 Select Open

20 This file is read-only. It needs to be saved as a Word document. There are no toolbars for editing.

21 Click File and select Save As…

22 Click the drop-down arrow to select the destination. Not yet! Next, well change these.

23 Change the filename to a logical title Not yet! One more step before saving…

24 Click the drop-down arrow and scroll through the choices to find (*.doc). Change the type of file toWord Document (*.doc) Important! Change the type of file from Rich Text to a Word document.

25 Change the View to Print Layout

26 Presto! A completed bibliography! You can make final changes or corrections if necessary.

27 PowerPoint and Tutorial by Sharon Elin, 2009


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