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Do You Need Citation Help?
Visit the Reference Desk in the library during all open hours for assistance! We can't correct your citations but can give you guidance on specific issues or questions.
Books and Websites
The following books are available at the OCC Library for additional help with MLA.
MLA Handbook by
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
The official handbook from the MLA. Available to check out or in Reference.
MLA Style Center
The official MLA style website from the Modern Language Association.
OWL at Purdue MLA Guide
This highly regarded MLA resource is from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University.
If You Use a Citation Generator...
Please be aware that automatically generated citations may not provide accurate results.
If you choose to use a citation generator, then take the time to make the necessary corrections using this MLA guide.
The following is a list of citation generators that sometimes build inaccurate citations:
- Databases (InfoTrac, EBSCO, etc.).
- Free Online Generators (EasyBib, JabRef, KnightCite, Mendeley, NoodleBib, Qiqqa, Son Of A Citation Machine, WizCite, Zotero).
- Fee Based Citation Generators (RefWorks, EndNote)
Remember: It is your responsibility to double-check the results!