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COM 101/111- Writing in the University

Writing in the University

Evidence and Analysis Video

Video credit: Harvard Writes

Database Cite Function

Most databases have a Cite function. You can easily cite your article into different citation formats: APA, MLA, Chicago style...

1. Click on Cite to view citation formats.   2. Choose the citation format you need. 


NOTE: The database's citation formats are not always currently updated. Always consult the most current citation guide for the exact formatting and punctuation guidelines. Make any necessary corrections before using. 

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MLA Style Works Cited

The MLA Style (Modern Language Association) is the most common form used for citing sources in the liberal arts and humanities. Galvin Library has a print copy of MLA Handbook for Research Paper Writers, REF.LB2369.G532009. Use the following handouts to learn MLA Works Cited for books and articles. Go to Purdue's Online Writing Lab to view more expamples. 

To learn how to use Zotero and EndNoteWeb to create your citation, view the Citation Management guide.

Citation Management Tools