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Following are some helpful resources for citing your sources in Modern Language Association or American Psychological Association documentation styles:
Modern Language Association (MLA) Style
A brief guide to the format and placement of parenthetical notes in MLA format.
In-line (Parenthetical) Citation: Integrating Secondary Source Material into Research Papers
A guide to introducing and citing resources within the text of a paper in MLA format.
Quoting Literary Sources
A guide to quoting literary sources within the text of a paper in MLA format.
English 101 Research Cycle
American Psychological Association Style
APA 7th ed. Quick Guide
The library provides access to NoodleTools
, a reference management tool that helps generate accurate MLA and APA citations. Noodle can also help you:
- Cite, archive and evaluate sources. Organize notes and outline.
- Get help with difficult citations.
- Collaborate in real-time from anywhere.
NoodleTools can be accessed for free from on- or off-campus:
Current students, faculty and staff may Activate Noodle Accounts*.
*On campus only. If you would like to activate Noodle Tools from an off-campus location, please email, chat with or visit the library in person to obtain your password.