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Citing Sources: MLA
MLA Handbook by
Call Number: Ready Reference | LB2369 .M53 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
The Everyday Writer by
Call Number: Ready Reference | PE1408 .L86 2016
Publication Date: 2016-01-05
What's New with MLA 8 vs MLA 7
How do I Library?: How to Create an Annotated Bibliography
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NOTE: There is also the Purdue Owl website (see below), but they have started inserting advertisements into the regular guide, so we are trying to use other online sources. The Purdue Owl Youtube Video Series is still useful and w/o ads. I have left the UMUC, Purdue Owl and other sources on this webpage for you to choose what works best for you. Just remember to use MLA 8 unless otherwise directed by your professor.