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MLA Style: Basics

This guide is intended to help you cite sources in MLA style, avoid plagiarism, learn what MLA style is and includes, find examples of MLA style, lead you to campus resources that can help you cite sources in MLA, and more.

Citing Sources in MLA: Books & Web Resources


The library provides access to resources like books, ebooks, and websites that can help you cite sources in MLA style. Please visit our Citing Your Sources guide or explore the books and web resources listed below for help. You may also want to contact the Wolak Learning Center (UC/On-Campus Students) or Online Writing Center (COCE/Off-Campus Students) for additional information about citing sources in MLA Style.

Helpful Web Resources

These web resources may be helpful if you need assistance citing sources in MLA Style. However, be sure to evaluate any sources you use--the Shapiro Library cannot vouch for the accuracy of information provided on external websites.

Helpful Books from the Library

To find more books and eBooks on citing sources in MLA Style, please search the Multi-Search or the Online Library Catalog.