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Finding Quotations: Citations

Free Citation Creation Tools on the Web

With all citation generators, double-check the citation against the official style manual, your instructor's resources, or library resources. 

Basic Format for MLA Works Cited Entries

Author. Title. Title of the container. Other contributors, Version,

Number, Publisher’s name, Date of publication, Location.

Double space and alphabetize entries. Articles or books without an author or editor begin with the title. Books, websites, and journals should be italicized. Article titles should be in quotes.

Handouts

Incorporating Literary Quotations

For information on using literary quotations, see this page from the University of Wisconsin: How to Use Literary Quotations

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