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This guide provides a few examples of how to cite various sources in different citation styles. An explanation of citations is included on the first tab.
What IS a Citation?
Pieces of a Citation
BOOKS--Part of the book
Video/Audio Sources in Refernce List, APA Style
BOOKS--Part of a book
Citing the Bible, Commentaries, and Dictionaries in Chicago
Citing the Bible, Commentaries, and Dictionaries in Turabian
ARTICLE & WEB
ARTICLES & WEB
Modern Language Association 7th Edition
MLA Style Guide
MLA Style is normally used in English, Modern Languages, and some Communication Arts. Ask for the manual at the reference desk to look up specifics.
MLA Style Manual FAQ
The MLA no longer uses underlining and italics interchangeably. Use italics exclusively to denote title of a book, journal, website, and database.
Vogel Library Online Guide to MLA Style
Here are a few of the main aspects that characterize MLA style:
List the author’s full name (not just last name and first initial).
Why? Because, as the style of literature and language studies, the author of a source is of great importance.
The date is listed last.
Why? Because publication date is secondary to author (see note above) and material covered (titles, etc) in the literature and language fields.
All MLA citations must include material type as (usually) the penultimate word in the citation (Print, Web, etc).
Web citations have separate rules.
Urls are NOT included unless absolutely necessary for finding the source again.
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