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The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers additional guidelines on MLA style rules. There may be some inaccuracies on the PurdueOWL so check your course syllabus and the MLA Manual for more information.
View the PurdueOWL's resources on MLA.
MLA Citation Manual
Call Number: Stacks: LB2369 .G53 2016
Publication Date: 2016
The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Works are published today in a dizzying range of formats. A book, for example, may be read in print, online, or as an e-book--or perhaps listened to in an audio version. On the Web, modes of publication are regularly invented, combined, and modified. Previous editions of the MLA Handbook provided separate instructions for each format, and additional instructions were required for new formats. In this groundbreaking new edition of its best-selling handbook, the MLA recommends instead one universal set of guidelines, which writers can apply to any type of source. Shorter and redesigned for easy use, the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook guides writers through the principles behind evaluating sources for their research. It then shows them how to cite sources in their writing and create useful entries for the works-cited list. More than just a new edition, this is a new MLA style.
The Writing Center at Hammond Campus
The Writing Center at Purdue University Hammond provides a wide range of services, including MLA help. You can reach the Writing Center by phone at (219) 989-2200 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about the Writing Center here.
EndNote Web is a web-based tool that assists users in generating citations and formatting bibliographies. This tool is available for free to PNW students, faculty, and staff. Registration is required for first-time users.
For on campus users, go directly to the MyEndNote Web Login and click on "Sign Up for Account." Your affiliation with Purdue University Northwest will be authenticated by the IP address.
For off campus users, Web of Science, and login to the Web of Science. You can select the My EndNote Web tab at the top of the screen and then select Register. After registering an account, you can access EndNote Web from any computer (on campus or off campus) with your user name and password.
If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact the library at email@example.com.