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Humanities Division: MLA 7th ED.

This guide is directed at students and staff in the various Humanities departments in the Faculty of Humanities & Education. Citing, MLA, Plagiarism, Evaluating sources

MLA 8TH ED. The 8th edition of the MLA Handbook is out.

Definitions

Citation: the basic, relevant information needed to find the full text of a publication. Citation formats vary according to the field of study and/or requirements of particular publications.

Citation Style: dictates the information necessary for a citation and how the information is ordered, as well as punctuation and other formatting. Styles include MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian.

Bibliography:

It contains all sources that you have used to generate ideas or ‘read around’ a topic, but have not referred to directly in the body of the document.It appears at the end of paper

Annotated Bibliography: each citation is followed by a brief note (annotation) that describes and/or evaluates the source and the information found in it.

MLA Works Cited List

A works cited page is a list of works that you referenced or cited in the body of your paper. 

 

What needs to be Cited

MLA TUTORIALS: for UNDERGRADUATES

MLA TUTORIAL for POSTGRADS

MLA STYLE

MLA FORMATTING & STYLE GUIDE

REF LB 2369.G53 2009

Citation Tools: Caution!!!

While MS Word 2007, 2010, certain databases and other on-line resources such as EasyBib offer automatic MLA formatting tools for citations, these systems are not always accurate or complete and do not allow for formatting of all pertinent information. If you use these tools, double check the accuracy of your results against a style sheet such as those linked to in this guide.

MLA -POSTGRADS

REF PN 147 G4444 2008

 

 

 

Subject Guide

MLA Sample Paper