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Kenton County Public Library

Gateway Community & Technical College partners with the Kenton County Public Library. This guide will give you information on how KCPL can further help a Gateway student's education.

Websites for MLA Citation Help

OWL (Purdue University's Writing Lab) MLA --Extremely reliable and up-to-date information on MLA citations

Easybib --Citation creator (free for MLA only). Be sure to check the citation created by Easybib. Make sure it meets the criteria listed on this page.  Sometimes the created citations have errors.


Example MLA Citation

Example of Works Cited Entries

Remember to double space within and between citations and to use a hanging indent.

Book (Single Author)

Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. New York: Penguin, 1987. Print.

Article on a Website

"Evaluating Sources: Overview." Purdue Online Writing Lab.Purdue University. 2012. Web. 12 Dec. 2012.

Article from Database 

Junge, Wolfgang, and Nathan Nelson. “Nature's Rotary Electromotors. ”Science 29 Apr. 2005: 642-44. Science Online. Web. 5 Mar. 2009.

Newspaper Article

Krauss, Clifford. "Oil Prices Plunge 5% After OPEC Stands Pat." New York Times. 07 December 2015. Web.