MLA has updated its citation guidelines to MLA 8


How does this MLA 8 update affect my use of citation generators like EasyBib and NoodleTools?

If you wish to use a citation generator, EasyBib allows you to choose between MLA 7 and MLA 8 (as of Nov. 1, 2016). NoodleTools has already transitioned to MLA 8.


How does this MLA 8 update affect citations which appear in library databases?

Many library databases have transitioned to MLA 8, though some will allow you to choose between MLA 7 and MLA 8 for your citations (for now).


Book Catalogs

L-S Book Catalog

Minuteman Library Network

Boston Public Library



Evaluating Sources

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Periodicals at L-S

Available Periodicals (current and archived)

Current issues are available in our library’s Periodicals area. To access back issues, ask a library staff member.

Citation

CITATION GENERATORS

Important Note: MLA has updated to MLA 8. See the note at the top of this page for more information.

EasyBib

EasyBib app for mobile

NoodleTools Login using links on the L-S Library website or through the waffle menu of your L-S Google account. You will NOT be able to log in at Noodletools.com. For help, see library staff.


GENERAL CITATION HELP

MLA Guides

MLA 8 Style

Tips for MLA 8 In-Text Citations

MLA Sample Paper with in-text citations and Works Cited

Chicago and APA Citation Guides

Chicago Style Footnotes

APA Style


CITATION CARDS

(PRINT AND FILL IN BY HAND)

MLA Book Citation

MLA Reference Book Citation

MLA Website Citation

MLA Online Journal or Database Article Citation

MLA Image Citation


CITE PRIMARY SOURCES IN MLA

How to cite a PRIMARY SOURCE that is reprinted in another source

L-S Library Databases

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  • Current Events
  • eBooks
  • Economics
  • Encyclopedias & Almanacs
  • History
  • Images
  • Language
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Math & Statistics
  • Newspapers
  • Primary Sources
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Wellness

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