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HIS 112: Citation

This guide is intended to assist students with research and creating correct MLA citations for their assignments.

Formatting Your MLA Paper

MLA handbook image


In this tutorial students will learn how to properly format their paper in MLA style using Microsoft Word 2013. Information on formatting the header, indentation, spacing and works cited is included. 


Database Citation Tools

Many databases have a built in citation tool that will provide a citation for the article you are viewing; just be sure to double check and verify that the citation is correct using an appropriate APA or MLA style guide. 

An image of the ProQuest Central database showing the citation tool