Avoid plagiarism. Learn why it's so important to cite your sources and learn how to cite them. Get tips on citing MLA, APA, Chicago and other citation styles
Last Updated: Nov 20, 2013
Created by the Modern Language Association, MLA is most often used by the Humanities, which includes languages, literature, philosophy, visual & performing arts.
Use the links below to see examples of source citations and paper formatting. Don't forget that when in doubt verify the accuracy of any citation example by using the official style manual.
Alert: These tools are not perfect! We recommend you verify the accuracy of the citations generated by these tools using the citation style's official manual.
- NoodleBib Express
When you need one or two quick citations in MLA, APA, or Chicago style, simply generate them in NoodleBib Express then copy and paste what you need into your document. Note: Citations are not saved and cannot be exported to a word processor using this version of NoodleBib. Includes CrossRef DOI lookup.
- Citation Builder
Excellent citation tool from UNC.
- KnightCite Citation Service
Online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College.