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MLA Citation Handbook
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Call Number: On Reserve
Publication Date: 2021-04-06
Relied on by generations of writers, the MLA Handbookis published by the Modern Language Association and is the only official, authorized book on MLA style. The new, ninth edition builds on the MLA's unique approach to documenting sources using a template of core elements--facts, common to most sources, like author, title, and publication date--that allows writers to cite any type of work, from books, e-books, and journal articles in databases to song lyrics, online images, social media posts, dissertations, and more.
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Where to Find Citations for Your Works Cited Page
Citation Generators: The following websites can be used to create citations. These websites (Citation Machine and Easy Bib) are not perfect, so be sure to double check your citations.
Finding Citations: Citations can be found in the bibliography or works cited section of books, articles. Additionaly, most library catalog record and electronic databases proved citation information (be sure to double check these citations.)
The information in this infoguide was pulled from various sources:
"Cite MLA Style." COM Library. College of the Mainland Library. 6 Oct. 2020, libguides.com.edu/c.php?g=649870&p=4556417. Accessed 1 Nov. 2020.
"How to Read a Citation: Introduction." UW LIbraries. University of Wyoming. 30 Jul. 2018, uwyo.libguides.com/c.php?g=97829&p=632173. Accessed 1 Nov. 2020.
"Introduction to MLA." Ashford University Writing Center. Ashford University. n.d., writingcenter.ashford.edu/introduction-mla. Accessed 1 Nov. 2020.
McCombes, Shona. “APA vs MLA Style: The Key Differences in Format and Citation.” Scribbr, 19 Feb. 2020, www.scribbr.com/citing-sources/apa-vsmla/.