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Purdue OWL MLA Style Guide
These resources will help you learn how to use the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation and format style. This section contains resources on in-text citations and Works Cited pages, as well as MLA sample papers, slide presentations, and the MLA classroom poster.
Just need one or two quick citations? Use this site to generate them then copy and paste what you need into your document.
Database Citation Help
- Many online periodical indexes show you exactly how to cite the sources you find. Look for a link that says something like "citation tools," or "cite this article." Click on that link, and you will see the citation in various formats. Here is an example of a citation in MLA format created in Academic Search Complete. Note: you are ultimately responsible for making sure your citations are correct. Make sure that your indentations and spacing are correct.
Medvigy, David, et al. "Simulated Changes In Northwest U.S. Climate In Response To
Amazon Deforestation." Journal Of Climate 26.22 (2013): 9115-9136. Academic
Search Complete. Web. 11 Sept. 2014.
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