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Language Studies: MLA Citation

MLA Citation Style

The Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style is used for academic papers written primarily in the humanities. Please note that citation styles encompass not only how sources are cited but also how the paper is formatted.

What’s New in the Eighth Edition?

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. Visit the MLA website for more information. 

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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

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MLA Citation Style Guides

MLA Citation Style (Cornell)

Citing Twitter and YouTube (Purdue OWL)
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MLA Citation Creators

Please note that while citation creators can be helpful and time-saving, they are nevertheless unreliable: Check your citations for correct formatting with one of the MLA citation guides listed above.

Son of Citation Machine - Does both in-text and reference list citations.

KnightCite - Provides reference list citations.

BibMe - Great one for websites because it does it for you if you put in the URL!

EasyBib - Like BibMe, this tool will try to find all the citation information if you enter one of the following: title, URL, ISBN, etc.

Mendeley - In addition to creating citations, this tool provides you a place to store all your research articles and other information.

Zotero - In addition to creating citations, Zotero also provides storage for articles and other information.

Online Course about MLA


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