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ENG 257 Mythological Literature (Online): Cite in MLA

A library research guide for students in online sections of English 257, Mythological Literature. Questions? Email

Help with Citing Resources

Here are two excellent, authoritative resources on MLA style.

Quick Overview: Two Types of Citations in MLA

In-Text or Parenthetical Citations

In-text citations tell your professor which source you used at a specific point in the paper.
These citations also correspond to the full citation found in the "Works Cited" section at the end of your paper.
Here are four examples of in-text citations:

in-text MLA examples 

Works Cited Citations

The "Works Cited" section includes full citations for all sources used in your paper.

MLA Work Cited example

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