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FIT1000 Information Technology for Business Professionals I: MLA Practice

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Tips for writing Citations

1. Indent 2nd and any following lines (called a Hanging Indent)

2. Double space lines

3. Alphabetize your sources

4. Use Purdue OWL’s MLA citation guide website for specific MLA examples

5. Always use in-text citations – Use the “MLA In-text Citations: The Basics” tab on the Purdue OWL

Works Cited Example

An Article from an Online Database (or Other Electronic Subscription Service)

Credit: Russell, Tony, Allen Brizee, Elizabeth Angeli, Russell Keck, Joshua M. Paiz, Michelle Campbell, Rodrigo Rodríguez-Fuentes, Daniel P. Kenzie and Purdue OWL Staff. “An Article from an Online Database (or Other Electronic Subscription Service)." The Purdue OWL. Purdue U Writing Lab, 6 Jul. 2015. Web. 30 Sept. 2015.

In-Text Citation Example

2 ways to cite in-text

1. In parentheses at the end of a sentence:

While some properties correspond to current models, other properties do not align as neatly (Jung and Nelson).

2. Within the text of a report:

In their article, “Nature’s Rotary Electromotors,” Wolfgang Junge and Nathan Nelson say that some properties correspond to current models, where others do not align as neatly.