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MLA: Gathering Information for your Citation


Gathering Information for a citation

Every book and article that the library provides access to will also feature an item record page that describes the content of that book or article.  Because of this, you can expect to find all of the information you need to complete your citation either embedded into the item itself or else provided on an item record page.  

Let's look at two examples below:

Screenshot pointing out the various fields found on an article record.


Image of an journal article item record

External Resources

External resources

Follow these links to learn more:

Sample papers: