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You can make an appointment with Writing and Learning Services to get detailed help with the citations for your assignments.

MLA Citation Resources

Please note that the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook was released earlier in 2016 and includes some significant changes. Be sure to consult the MRU Guide to MLA Documentation, linked below, for the most current rules.

Tips on annotated bibliographies

Annotated Bibliography Samples - Look at the MLA example to see what an annotation looks like

Writing an Annotated Bibliography - Useful information from the University of Toronto

Tips on annotated bibliographies

How to Write an Annotated Bibliography – Great advice from Memorial University Library

Annotated Bibliography Samples - Look at the MLA example to see what an annotation looks like

What You Need to Know About Citation

Citation is stating where you got your information.

The reasons you cite:

  • To give credit where credit is due – to avoid plagiarizing
  • To give information about a source so people (i.e. your instructor) can find it

You need to cite:

  • In the paper (in-text citations)
  • At the end (reference list)

Citation Management

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