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Citing Resources APA, MLA & Avoiding Plagiarism: MLA

Links to APA, MLA and Chicago style citation guides and citation makers. Also includes the plagiarism tutorial.

Practice Citation

MLA Citation Resources

Citation Generator
MLA 8 Templates
Citation Guides

Citation Workshop: Winter 2018

ACTIVITY: Create either a MLA Works Cited Page or an APA References Page for the following resources.

Work Cited Pages: Create your Works Cited pages using the Google docs below, by group. 

Formatting MLA Works Cited Page

Formatting Your Works Cited Page

The Works Cited page is a list of the sources you referred to in your paper.

  • The Works Cited page is it's own separate page at the end of your paper/project.
  • Your last name and the page number go in the upper right corner of the page.
  • Title the page Works Cited. Center the title 1” from the top of the page.
  • Double-space within and between entries. No extra spaces between entries.
  • The first line of each entry begins on the left margin. Additional lines are indented ½ inch. This is called a “hanging indent.”
    • ​HINT: Go to YouTube and search for "hanging indent" and your word processing software (Word, GoogleDoc, Pages...) for how to create indent the second lines of your citation entry.
  • List entries in alphabetical order by the first work of the entry ignoring AAn or The


Reading MLA Citations

Why read a citation?

Find more relevant resources.

  • Reading citations in a book or at the end of an article can help you find additional resources related to that topic.  

Verify information.

  • Curious about a statistic or quotation mentioned in the article? Want to know more about a specific incident discussed in the book?  Check the citation associated with it.

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