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You will be writing papers using Modern Language Association (MLA) style, 7th edition.
Print copies of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers are available in the Stacks, in the Reference Collection, and at the library's Information Desk. Call number: PN147 .M5 2009.
NoodleBib is an online tool that prompts you for information about your source (title, author, etc.), then generates a citation in the style you specify (MLA, APA, or Chicago).
Osterlin Library has created three video tutorials that will get you started using NoodleBib: "Getting to NoodleBib," "Creating Citations with NoodleBib," and "Printing and Saving Citations in NoodleBib."
Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide: This detailed guide from Purdue covers all the basics of MLA style.
MLA Citation Style (from Cornell University Library): A simple overview of MLA works cited pages and in-text citations.
Bedford/St. Martin's MLA Style: Intuitive overview of MLA citations and paper formatting.
MLA Handbook FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about using the newest edition of the MLA Handbook.