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How do I cite in MLA format?

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Your citation will depend on the type of resource you are using (book, periodical, website, tweet, blog, etc.).  For a full list of MLA formatting and style guide visit the Purdue Online Writing Lab at

Make sure you know which format (MLA, APA, AMA, etc) that is required for your paper.  If the assignment does not state it, check your syllabus or ask your instructor. 

You can find citation creators, examples, and tips on the library’s citation guide: