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How To Cite Sources: MLA

This guide provides links to tip sheets for commonly used citation styles.

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Tip Sheets

Authority: Modern Language Association (MLA)
Edition: MLA Handbook (8th ed.) (2016) 
Discipline: English and some Humanities
The MLA Style Center: Information on the 8th edition (2016)
   Including "What's New," "Teaching Resources," and "Works Cited: A Quick Guide"
Recommended Citation Tool: NoodleTools Express
Additional Resources:
                                   The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                   Cite Source - Trinity College Library
Tip Sheet:

Citation Tools


NoodleTools Express is a user-friendly citation generator. 

  • Cite websites, books, articles, images, journals, databases, etc.
  • Create citations in MLA 8th edition, APA 6th edition, and Chicago 16th edition.
  • Create in-text citations and footnotes.

Note: For best results read and follow the guidance in the pop-up messages as you fill in each field.