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English1A Birchman: Citing Sources

A research guide for Prof. Birchman's English1A class


There are many citation generators out there that will generate your citation for you. While this seems like an easy fix, you still want to review the citations yourself to make sure they have been created correctly. Do not just cut and paste!

The Writing Center - Tutoring

The Writing Center in the Library Learning Resources (LLR) building provides individual tutoring, email feedback, workshops, handouts on essay writing and grammar, online consultation via Net Tutor and directed learning activities. 

Check the Writing Center homepage for additional information about drop-in hours and making online tutoring appointments

Video Tutorials

  1. Introduction to MLA Citations - Moorpark College Library 
  2. Introduction to Citation Styles MLA 9th ed. - CSU Dominguez Hills
  3. Citation: A (Very Brief Introduction): Video explains what citation is and why we do it. Created by North Carolina State University Libraries.
  4. MLA Style Formatting using Google Docs
  5. Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting - The Basics: This video discusses how to format a paper using Microsoft Word according to MLA style
  6. MLA Citation Video Tutorials from Excelsior College - Video tutorials on creating a Works Cited page and more!

MLA Handbook in the Library