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Citation Style Guide-MLA

Citing Your Sources














The eighth edition of the MLA Handbook, published in 2016, rethinks documentation for an era of digital publication. The MLA now recommends a universal set of guidelines that writers can apply to any source and gives writers in all fields—from the sciences to the humanities—the tools to intuitively document sources.

Here are helpful guides to check out in order to format your works cited entries, and in-text citations correctly:

Fairfield MLA Citation Guide

Purdue OWL MLA Citation Guide

MLA Sample Paper





RefWorks is an online bibliographic management utility that allows you to organize your citations and quickly create accurate bibliographies without having to type a word!

Image Citation

When using images, you must cite just as you do when using quotes or ideas in your research papers. It is not only important but legally necessary to give the creator or owner credit for the image just as you would a writer.

Citing an image, or a work of art in MLA format