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Using MLA Citation Style
The Modern Language Association provides guidelines for formatting papers and citing sources.
MLA Handbook by
Call Number: Reference Counter LC 2369.G53 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
This new edition simplifies (to some extent) the previous sanctioned format.
MLA Style- Purdue OWL
Purdue’s Online Writing Lab’s guide to the most commonly used citation format in the humanities. IGNORE the Citation Machine box in the right column. Instead, focus on the left column to find examples.
MLA Style Center (from MLA)
Writing Resources from the Modern Language Assoication. This free MLA-authorized Web site offers quick reference for MLA style, tips on formatting a research paper, sample research papers, and other misc. resources.
Want to set up a database of all your sources, no matter what course? Plus change citation styles quickly and easily!
A flexible and (reasonably) accurate resource for organizing and citing your sources. It's still working on implementing the 2016 edition of MLA Handbook.
There are a number of different programs that will help you collect, manage and format the citation information for your research resources. The following are free ones the library is currently supporting:
Endnote Online / Endnote Web
Free online version of classic citation manager software to help manage your bibliographic needs, inlcuding organizing sources and citations by project, sharing citations for group work, and for "citing while you write", i.e. inserting citations into papers while writing.
You'll need to sign up for EndnoteWeb and install the Cite-While-You-Write tool.
Instructions for Drew users: HERE.
Please contact the Library at email email@example.com with questions or for help.
Endnote Online This link opens in a new window
A web-based citation management tool available through the web via the Drew Library subscription to Web of Science and Knowledge.
Endnote Online allows you to collect, track and manage the citations for articles you are using for papers or research, and to output those citations in any one of many different citation styles. While you should still plan to double-check your citations, Endnote Online/ MyEndnoteWeb uses the same high-quality citation formatting techniques as EndNote.
Use this link to access Endnote Online from off campus if you want to see the "Find it @Drew" link for your citations.
Zotero is a free citation management program with an online storage component. It can be downloaded from zotero.org
You'll want to sign up for a zotero.org account to save your references, and install the helper apps for your browser and Word.
Notes for Drew users: https://uknow.drew.edu/confluence/x/Z46RAw
Questions? Need Help? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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