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English 390/590: Seminar in Literary Scholarship: Citing Your Sources

Writing & Citing

Now that you've found articles, books and other information sources on your topic, what do you do with them?  This page offers writing and citing assistance to help you with that process.

Using MLA Style

Following is an online style guides for MLA citation. If you can't find what you need here, don't hesitate to ask us for Help!

Online Citation Tools

Below is a selection of free online citation generators that can help students to create citations and manage bibliographies. Remember, though, that no online citation generator is 100% accurate. Please be sure to check your citations to make sure that they're correct!

The Writing Center

The Writing Center provides one-on-one tutoring, workshops, and presentations to strengthen your academic reading, writing, critical thinking, and research skills.  Including:

Database Citation Tools

Most online databases include an automated citation feature that allows you to generate citations in most of the commonly used documentation styles.  Click the title link for the article you want to cite and look for links to Cite, Cite This or Citation Tools, for example, from within the full record.  Please note that no online citation generator is 100% accurate.  Please be sure to check your citations to make sure that they include all of the correct information, in the proper order and with the proper capitalization and punctuation!

Watch the video below to see how to use the Cite feature in EBSCO databases.