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Designer Genes Cluster: Citing in MLA

Basic format for citations you'll be using!

Academic Journal Article:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Medium of publication.

News article:

Lastname, Firstname. "Title of Article." Publication day month year. Web.


Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.


Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). "Name of Page." Name of Site. Version number. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher), date of resource creation (if available). Medium of publication. Date of access.

Helpful places and resources!

Purdue Online Writing Lab- Of course.

MLA Citations on the University of Maryland Library- They typed it all out so I didn't have to.

Endnote- A citation manager/generator. There's a bit of a learning curve, but if you don't use it, you might be happy you learned. I'm happy to meet wth you one-on-one to get set up!

Some places where getting the citation is easy-peasy


Proquest National Newspapers Core

Google Scholar

MLA International (and other things that look like it!)

Subject Guide

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