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Resources to Cite your paper correctly

Link to MLA Citation Style Home Page

Citation Worksheet

Example - MLA Works Cited Page

Paarenthetical Citations

Any source information that you provide in your parenthetical citation MUST correspond to the source information on the Works Cited page. Specificallly, whatever signal word or phrase you include in your parenthetical citation, MUST be the first word(s) that appears on the left-hand margin of the corresponding entry in the Works Cited List.

Cite This Properly

Text book Citation and Parenthetical Citation


Belcher, Paul, et al., editors. Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Parenthetical Citation:

(Belcher, Paul, et al., editors. Page #).  Make sure to include the correct page number where you found the information you are citing.  

Cite an Illustration or Table

  • If you created your own table , simply label it Table and give it a number. If you created your own illustration or graph, simply lable it Fig. and give it a number.
  • However, if you are using tables or documents created by another source, use the guide below to give the author credit.

Website for Exploration Topics


General Rules

  • Databases do not answer questions. Do not phrase your search as a question. 
  • Think of keywords or phrases that best describe your search.
    • For example: Ddo not write: How does the weight of a car effect fuel consumption?
  • Brainstorm search terms. Choose different terms for different results.  
    • For example: car, automobile, weight, fuel, gas, mileage, structure.
  • Use the ADVANCED Search. This allows you to focus your results.
  • Use citation tools to create a citation for your source.
    • Make sure the citation you are using from the database is the correct style. Many times databases cite in more than one citation stylE.

You can use on of the following Database:  GALE             JSTOR            PROQUEST