Learn why you should cite your sources.
APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.
The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the humanities.
MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write
papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.
- MLA guide for print sources
How to cite a variety of print sources. Sample works cited page and in-text citations.
- MLA guide for electronic databases
General guidelines and specific examples for citing articles from databases in our library's collection. Guidelines for and examples of in-text citations (parenthetical references.)
- MLA guide for electronic and multimedia sources
Citing ebooks, websites, online articles, DVDs, films, videos, theater, CDs, LPs, audiocassettes, radio, television, online recordings, online video clips and personal interviews.
- OWL - Purdue Online Writing Lab
This guide offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.