Here are handouts related to Modern Language Association (MLA) Style:
Parenthetical (In-text) Citation Handout
Works Cited Basic Handout
Works Cited Handout- for online images and music
Formatting in Microsoft Word- step-by-step directions to help you adjust the default setting of Microsoft Word
Formatting in Microsoft Word video- 4 minutes long, you can watch how to adjust the default settings for MLA Video Link
Another good online resource is the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). Here's a link to the MLA section of their website Link
Here's a direct link to the Purdue OWL sample Works Cited page link
MLA Formatting Screencast (Word for PC)
American Pyschological Association (APA) Style Citations
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) website as a section on American Psychological Association (APA) Link
OE Handouts- remember, these handouts cover ONLY the most common citation styles. Be sure to see a librarian or teacher if you have questions!
APA Parenthetical Citations cheat sheet- ask yourself 3 questions to create a proper citation!
APA Reference Page Basics
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) Website about Chicago Style Link
Note about formatting in-text note citations:
Following information from sources- either direct quotes or paraphrases- you must include a superscript number. Start with one and continue consecutively.
“Ms. McNerney is the most glamourous librarian in the world”.1 A 2011 survey revealed that 100% of the Olathe East student population agreed with this statement. 2
The number at the end of the information will correspond to a footnote that gives the publication information from the source that contained this quote. The footnote will begin will the number (Times New Roman, size 12) followed by a period and then the source publication information.
1. Shelly McNerney, Stylish Librarians (New York: Gale Publishing House, 2012), 84.
2. Lindsey Hogan, Library Style (New York: Gale Publishing House, 2012), 98.