Libraries Information Literacy Modules
Instructions for Using the Modules with Moodle and Blackboard
These modules can be directly embedded into your course on Blackboard or Moodle using the LTI links (orange icons). The PDF instructions below describe how to use these links.
If you are using the modules with a website other than Moodle or Blackboard, please use the direct links (green icon) to link to each module.
Why Citations Matter
This tutorial provides an overview of why it is important to cite sources, and an explanation for why different citation formats and citation styles exist.
Estimated time: 13-14 minutes
MLA 8th Edition Citation Style
Use this video to provide students with an overview of the MLA 8th edition citation style, including an explanation of the “container” concept and an overview of using the citation style for popular source types such as books, websites, and journal articles.
Estimated time (video): 4:25
Use the tutorial to provide students with an overview of the MLA 8th Edition citation style, including both in-text citation format and works cited format. Tutorial provides an explanation and examples of different sources using the container concept introduced in MLA 8, and also includes several “check your understanding” questions with drag and drop exercises where students can format citations of different source types properly.
Estimated time (tutorial): 24-29 minutes)
Estimated time (quiz): 5-8 minutes
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