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In the research process: SYNTHESIZE
1. Explore (search the web - think - reflect - talk)
2. Background (books via the library catalog)
3. Scholarly conversations (journal articles & newspapers via library databases)
4. Support arguments (source citation)
Citing Sources: MLA
From SU Libraries: Easybib Academic Edition
Easybib is nice, but you always have the most control over the accuracy of your citations when you do it by hand using the selected style manual (below).
MLA handbook for writers of research papers by
Call Number: REF LB2369 .G53 2009 C1 - C3
Purdue University - Online Writing Lab (OWL)
In-text citation examples
Research Documentatation, 5th ed. - From authors of style guides in several disciplines, this website provides examples of in-text citations and References lists for Chicago, APA, MLA, etc....