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Writing 001 (Toconis): Citing Sources

Make Citations

Make Citations icon - pencile

See "Make Citations" from the Research Process Tutorial series for more information on why accurate citations and important. 

This interactive tutorials also helps you to identify information (e.g. author, titles, date ...) required for any citation style.

To see the whole tutorial series visit The Research Process guide.  The guide also include "Info for Students" that explains how to make your tutorial results visible to your instructor.

To Cite or Not to Cite?

Use this decision tree to determine when you need to cite.

* graphic from the UCSD's Library

Citing Sources

Learn more about citing sources from this introduction for Cal State Fullerton's Pollak Library.

MLA Style

MLA is a common formatting style for English, literature, the arts & humanities.

MLA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL, Purdue Online Writing Lab)

MLA Style Center (Modern Language Association - MLA) - includes some free resources

What's New in the Eight Edition (Modern Language Association - MLA)