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CIN380: Palestinian Cinema

Citation Style

For this assignment, you may use the citation style of your choice (e.g. MLA, Chicago), but you must be consistent.

Remember to

  • Include a Works Cited page  
  • Always italicize film and book titles in the Works Cited and in your essay

The University of Purdue’s OWL citation style guide is an excellent resource:

Another source is UofT Libraries' Citing Sources / Create Your Bibliography Guide

Which citation manager should I use?

Citation managers can help you:  

  • collect the citation information for books, articles, websites, and more 
  • automatically format in-text citations and bibliographies
  • save the citation information, PDFs and notes in the cloud
  • organize the research materials in folders or share folders with others

More info can be found in UofT Libraries Citation Management Guide or another great Comparison chart of reference management software on Wikipedia for even more suggestions.


Zotero (free)

Due to Apple updates, Zotero's plugin for Safari is not being updated at this time. 


Google Docs


  • Register for free account
  • Download software (make sure Word is closed):
    • Using Chrome or Safari: download software and browser plug in
    • Using Firefox: download software and Cite It Write plugin
  • Sync your account
  • Set up PDF plugin so Zotero can retreive citation information (only works if the PDF is readable)

EndNote Online (free)


Google Docs

  • Register for free account
  • Cite While You Write plugin
  • web browser add ons
  • Previously named EndNote Web

EndNote X8

(Purchase Required 



Google Docs

ProQuest RefWorks

(free but requies an active UofT email)


Google Docs

  • Register for free account with your Utoronto email
  • Please note that there is an older version of RefWorks (orange logo) and it doesn't work with Google Docs 

RefWorks Quick Start Guide