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This guide will introduce film resources available to Pepperdine University students.

Purdue Online Writing Lab

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The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide are welcome to use OWL for information to assist with writing projects. 

OWL has extensive examples, explanations and tutorials on all citation styles, including APA, MLA and Chicago.  If you have a citation question, it's almost certain you'll find your answer on OWL.

Key Contributors for Film

You should always list film directors in your entry.

Director of a Film

Point of No Return. Directed by John Badham, Warner Bros., 1993.

Italicized Titles for Film

In your prose, most titles should be italicized or enclosed in quotation marks.


Return of the Jedi

MLA 9 in the Library