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This page will give you tips and resources on how to use MLA citation style.

Citation Basics

We have the MLA Handbook at the Reference Desk. 
Please contact me for assistance on tricky citations!


OWL at Purdue (MLA) - This comprehensive guide (8th edition) gives you several examples to help you format your citations.

FAQs about MLA - This page is from the Modern Language Association to help you answer some questions about using MLA.


BEWARE of CITATION GENERATORS...many databases will create an MLA citation for you for the article you are looking at, but always double check the information to make sure everything is correct.  

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