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Citation Cheat Sheets
Use these "cheat sheets" to find sample citations for a variety of source types. You'll see citations for journal articles, online resources, books, and more.
MLA Citation Cheat Sheet
This page of examples reflects the MLA Handbook 7th Edition (published 2009).
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Citation Help Online
Use the links below to find citation and writing help pages from a variety of sources.
MLA Annotation Example
This site gives description of, and gives examples for an Annotated Bibliography entry in MLA format (7th Edition).
Citation Format Books in Ryan Library
Ryan Library has books for each of the main styles (APA, MLA, ASA, Chicago, etc.) available in the Reference Area. Below are some specific examples:
EndNote (Basic) is a web-based tool for managing and citing references in papers and creating bibliographies which allows users to:
- Search online resources
- Collect and organize references
- Format citations and footnotes or a bibliography
- Use numerous citation styles including APA, MLA, Chicago (Turabian).
Addtional instructions are at the Endnote Guide.
- EndNote is available to current members of the PLNU community.
- The first time you use EndNote, login with your PLNU Network ID and password.
- Once you get to EndNote, you will be asked to create a login that can be used from anywhere--it will not be necessary to go through the PLNU website for future sign-ins to EndNote.
- NOTE: EndNote works best in the Firefox browser.