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ROMS 1102-105: The Craft of Storytelling: Alien Americas (Fall 2015): Citations

Library research guide to accompany Lacie Rae Cunningham's Fall 2015 First Year Writing Seminar

Cite sources accurately in order to use information ethically and responsibly

MLA Citation Style

MLA Citation Style (Library Help pages)
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about MLA citation style.

MLA Style (MLA's web site)
Provides some FAQ's; however, this site does not provide the full style manual online.

MLA Style Manual. (Olin Reference PN147 .G444 2008)

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.)
Olin LB2369 .G53 2009 (located at the Reference Desk)

Purdue's OWL (Online Writing Lab) MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Keeping track

 You'll find many references in the course of your research. Make sure you keep track of what you find! The library offers some great tools to help, such as Zotero

Useful Tips

Avoid Plagiarism: Give credit where credit is due. By properly citing the sources you use in your research projects you are both identifying the resources that you used to complete your work and you are formally acknowledging the authors or creators of those resources. 

Please read the Cornell University Code of Academic Integrity.