Answered By: Woodruff Library Reference
Last Updated: Aug 14, 2019     Views: 99

MLA format is commonly used in the humanities. It involves the use of parenthetical in-text citations, which means that the citation information is within parentheses beside the quoted or paraphrased information. 

You can get help with MLA from the following:

  1. The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers a useful and comprehensive guide to citing different types of sources in MLA format.
  2. The MLA 8th Edition Handbook in the Robert W. Woodruff Library. Call number: LB2369 .G53 2016
  3. You can copy and paste a reference cited in MLA style directly from many of the library databases and from Google Scholar (to cite from Google Scholar, click on the quotation mark underneath the reference).
  4. You can also use a citation manager software like Zotero or a citation generator like ZoteroBib.

Thanks go to the Portland State University Library for sharing their Library DIY idea with us!

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