MLA Citation

  • A citation is reference or quotation of information in support of a point.
  • Why should I cite information?

Citation serves two main purposes:

  1. Giving credit to the original information creator - and helping to avoid plagiarism.
  2. Giving the reader directions to find the information source on their own.
  • How do I cite an item?

Download the Academic Resource Center's handout on Research and MLA style.

Consult the handbook, Keys for Writers, which is on Reserve at the library.  Copies are also available for checkout.  Look for it using the call number PE1408 .R16 2008.

How to Use WorldCat Lists to Make a Works Cited List