A Guide to support your Research Project
Download the MLA Handout and worksheet below to assist with putting your resources in MLA format.
When you use a quote or an idea from a source (even if you paraphrase the idea in your own words), you must list the source's author and the page number, if available, in parentheses.
This is called an an in-text citation. It should have a corresponding citation on your Works Cited list, which is the full list of all the sources you utilized for your research project. Below, you'll find an example an in-text citation and a Works Cited citation.
"We think of sexual harassment as a problem unique to the business environment, but this unlawful behavior is commonly found on our nation's college and university campuses" (Ramson 39).
Corresponding Works Cited list Citation:
When citing an image from Google Images, use the following citation format:
Last name, First name of creator. “Title” or description of the image. Title of the Website, Publisher, Date
of publication, URL or DOI.
Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt at his desk. The Washington Post, 25 Apr. 2017,
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