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APA / MLA / CSE Citation Assistance

This guide will provide you with the basics of MLA, APA, and CSE citations including sample papers, how to set up your research paper in Microsoft Word, and how to cite in-text sources.


The MLA 8th Edition Handbook replaced the MLA 7th Edition Handbook in April 2016. However, your professor may still require use of MLA 7th Edition.

Check with your professor to verify which edition of MLA you need to use.

MLA 8th Edition resources

MLA 7th Edition resouces 

What's the difference?

What about Database Citation Generators?

Many library databases offer citation generators. We will keep you updated regarding which popular databases are using which edition of MLA.

Last update: 7/27/16

Database MLA Edition used for Citation Generator  
EBSCO 7th (OLD) Edition  
Gale 7th (OLD) Edition 8th (NEW) Edition
InfoBase Publishing 7th (OLD) Edition  
JSTOR 7th (OLD) Edition  
ProQuest 7th (OLD) Edition 8th (NEW) Edition
Salem Press 7th (OLD) Edition  

Helpful MLA Resources - 7th Edition

MLA 7th Edition Handbook