Evaluation of Sources

Initial Evaluation


CRAP TEST: Explained







Citing Information

English classes use MLA on the works cited pages.

Social Studies classes use either MLA or Chicago style for citing sources.

Science classes will use MLA or APA for citing sources.

Always check with your teacher to see which style they prefer.  Teachers usually include this on their assignment.

KnightCite is a web based citation generator hosted by the Calvin College Hekman Library that formats bibliographic information per academic standards for use in research papers and scholarly works. It has become a popular tool among high school and college students seeking help formatting bibliographies and citations. In addition to Calvin, many other university libraries refer students to this web site. Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan Knight Cite uses the 7th ed. of MLA, 6th ed. of APA, and 16th ed. of Chicago (7th ed. Turabian).


EasyBib is an intuitive information literacy platform that provides citation, note taking, and research tools that are easy-to-use and educational. EasyBib is not only accurate, fast, and comprehensive, but helps educators teach and students learn how to become effective and organized researchers. Generate citations in MLA, APA & Chicago formats for your bibliography Save time by making a Works Cited page automatically! Now supports 7th edition of MLA.