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WR 121 English Composition: MLA Writing & Citation Guide

A course guide for Writing 121

Books About Writing & Citing MLA Style

Online Resources for Writing & Citing MLA Style

Formatting Your Paper  & Citations MLA

The MLA Style Center is a free online companion site to the new eighth edition of the MLA Handbook and is the only MLA-authorized Web site on MLA style. The site requires no registration and is chock-full of useful information.

Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) MLA Formatting & Style Guide webpage(s) provide some really great, quick help for figuring out how to format your paper, and your citations! I would recommend checking here, as they have an easily navigable display and the citation formatting is broken down in an accessible way.


Other tools you might use are citation builders like these:


Not all citation creators are built equally:

make sure you keep in mind that computer-generated citations can occasionally spit out flawed citations, so go over them with a fine-toothed comb before turning in your assignment!

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