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The research skills tutorial

MLA Citations


The MLA (Modern Language Association) citation method is most commonly used in the liberal arts and the humanities. Below is an example of how to cite an article from a scholarly journal that came from one of the library databases.


Graphic of MLA citation for journal article from a database


You can find more examples of how to cite using MLA at the Purdue Online Writing Lab or at the library, or you can ask a librarian for help.