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Citation Guide (MLA 8th Edition): More Help

How to cite sources according to MLA

Citation Generators

NOTE: Sometimes, these automatically generated citations accidentally leave out information. Review the citations and make the necessary corrections.

Databases

Some of our databases -- such as EBSCOhost, ProQuest, JSTOR, and Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints -- provide pre-formatted citations! Look for a link or button called "Cite" or "Citation."

Example: ProQuest databases

Screenshot of Proquest Cite Tool

Free Online Generators

Many of these services also offer browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox.

MLA Paper Templates

Citation Managers

Here are a selection of popular free and paid citation management software products.

Free Fee-based

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Features

Quick Start Guide

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Tutorials

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Tutorials

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Training

 

More Works Cited Help

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Additional Resources

Do You Need Citation Help?

The Library offers a variety of information literacy instruction. Instructors may request an in-class workshop for Annotations and/or Citations by filling out this form.

The Student Learning Center (SLC) also provides drop-in tutoring. Be sure sure to check their current hours here.

You may also visit the Library for citation help, or use the Ask a Librarian form on the Library website.


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