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Citation Styles: Additional Resources

Information on standard citation styles such as MLA and APA, as well as specialized citation formats by discipline

Additional Resources

There are many other resources to help you with MLA Style, including:

  • OWL: The Online Writing Lab from Purdue University. Just search Google for owl mla. The site is well regarded and heavily used. It has great information on MLA formatting. You can search more to get more precise information, for example, you can search Google for owl mla quotation to get information on handling short and long quotations in MLA.
  • The MLA Style Center: "A companion to the MLA Handbook, the site provides students and educators with a host of free resources for teaching and learning the MLA’s approach to research, writing, and documentation."
  • Librarians at the Library Information Desk can help you with MLA style. The Information Desk's phone number is (607) 587-4312 and our e-mail address is library@alfredstate.edu.
  • Tutors in the Writing Center can help you with all levels of writing, including citing your sources. The Writing Center is in Room 102 of the Student Development Center.
  • The MLA Handbook is on reserve in the Library: you can ask for it at the Information Desk.
  • Databases usually offer citations to articles, e.g., Academic Search Complete offers citations through their "Cite" feature within an article record. Look for it on the right, inside a result: