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Literatures in English @ Camden: Citations


Generally, students writing papers for English courses will document their sources in MLA style. MLA stands for "Modern Language Association."

If your professor asks you to use a different citation style, ask a librarian for help finding the correct style guide. You can also find information for APA and Chicago documentation styles here.


MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

Paul Robeson Library Location
LB 2369.G53 2009


Or find more information about MLA:

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University

CiteSource at the Trinity College Library

Research and Documentation Online from Bedford Pub.


Other information:

Writing and Citation Formatting

What is Plagiarism?

Subject Guide

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