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Current Topics with Tutorials: Cite your sources

MLA Style Guides

How to format citations in MLA style on your list of works cited:

APA Citation Guides from Clarkston

Citation Help Video

This video will show you the basics of formatting in MLA 8th and 9th edition style, how to find the citation information, and how to use the citation helper. Note that the library catalog also has citation information and a format helper if you are looking for information for a book or video.


Looking for APA style? Try this video:

Tips and Guidelines

Always use citations when:

  • quoting directly from a source
  • including statistics or other factual information
  • paraphrasing or summarizing an author's main idea

For more tips, see this guide from Duke University Libraries or test yourself with this short interactive tutorial from Wake Forest University.