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Citing in MLA Format
IMPORTANT! Let people know when the information came from an article, book, or website. It gives other people the credit for coming up with the idea. Do two things.
- Cite information in your paper. Write the author's last name and page number in the sentence.
- Create a Works Cited page.
Use the two handouts below to see examples on how you do this. The information you need can be found in the article like the author's name, page number and when it was published.
MLA In Text Citation
In the text of your research paper, this handout helps you when you need to refer to a source that is located in your works cited page.
MLA Work Cited Page Handout
MLA Citation Style handout that was given out in class. showing the basics of how to do MLA citations.