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MLA Citation

Southeast Community College, Milford, Nebraska
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Kate Loden

on 12 November 2015

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Transcript of MLA Citation

MLA
Citation

Conclusion
Thank you for your attention!
Save yourself from plagiarism!
You don't have to memorize it!
Be specific!
Be consistent!
And one more thing...
MLA citation is necessary,
but it doesn't have to be
hard.
Build your credibility
Demonstrate accountability to your source
Protects you from accusations of plagiarism
Allows teachers to track your sources
1. In-text
citation
2. Works Cited
page (MLA version of bibliography)
You are not expected to memorize MLA citation! Nobody memorizes MLA citation.

This is why we have handbooks.
WHY MLA CITATION?
TWO PART PROCESS
REMEMBER
WHAT ABOUT MACHINES?
Acceptable tool like EasyBib
Compare to handbook
2. WORKS CITED BASICS
Begin on new page
1-inch margins
Title as Works Cited
Alphabetical order
No URL
Hanging indents
RESOURCES
The Everyday Writer
Easy Bib
1. In-text Citation :
A.

AUTHOR TAGS
'According to ________'
'_________explains that....'
Enough info to lead to a citation on Works Cited page
WHEN DO I CITE?
Direct quotes
Paraphrases
Summaries
1. In-text Citation :
B. PARENTHETICAL CITATION
...(Smith 57).

...("Bourne Overcomes" 25).
What comes first in the works cited
Page number (if any)
Shorten titles (2 - 4 words)
In text
Works
Cited
Parenthetical
Works
Cited
In text
Parenthetical
Works
Cited
In text
In text
Works
Cited
Author tag
Author tag
A. Only this title, centered.
B. Alphabetical order
C. Hanging Indent
D. General Order?

Author . Title . Publication Info. Genre.
Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah.
Blah blah blah blah blah.
According to Schramm,
blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
(35)
. Blah blah blah blah blah blah. Blah,
as Jones states
, blah blah.

Works Cited

Jones, Ben. "Too Late."
New York TImes.

NYTimes online. 25 May 2012. Web.
22 Nov 2013.

Schramm, Jane. "Running from the
Law."
The Atlantic
10 July 1990: 20-25.
Print.


No comma needed!
Note where the period sits.
Shortened title.
No page numbers.
A database source = complicated !
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