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Online Learning Guide

About MLA Style of Citations

The MLA style of citation refers to the Modern Language Association citation format. Refer to the only MLA Style Center website or the MLA Handbook For Writers of Research Papers, 8th ed. which is available in print for use in the library at both the downtown campus Auditorium and Schaumburg campus libraries. MLA style is often used in Humanities research papers.

Helpful Websites for MLA Style


This is a tool for creating and storing citations in many styles. It allows you to save citation information when you are looking for articles on Roosevelt Library databases and Google Scholar. It integrates with Microsoft Word and Google Docs which allows you to insert in-text citations while typing your paper. You will need to create an account to use this cite. See the RefWorks page for information on how to set up account and use this tool.

Citation Generators

Examples of MLA In-text Citations, Annotated Bibliography and Works Cited Page

Works Cited List (RU)

Creating MLA In-Text Citations