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UNIV 2350: Technology in Society (Professor Duarte) : Citing Your Sources

Modern Language Association Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Style)

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The MLA Citation Style is often used for classes in the Humanities, such as English and History. Please see the MLA Style Citation LibGuide created by the UTEP Library or the Purdue OWL: MLA Guide by Purdue Online Writing Lab for more information.

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RefWorks can be used to create and organize a personalized database of bibliographic references imported from text files and  online databases, or inputted by hand.

It formats both references and manuscript into various writing styles, such as MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, IEEE, and more.

As a UTEP student you can create a RefWorks account that will be active even after you graduate.

To learn more about RefWorks visit the RefWorks research guide!


Zotero is a citation tool that helps users collect and organize sources.

It is a free, open-source program that can be downloaded as a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari and as a standalone program that works with Windows, Mac, or Linux systems.

For more information about Zotero visit our Zotero research guide!

Purdue OWL

The Online Writing Lab from Purdue University is an outstanding resource for aiding you when you are having citation troubles. Oftentimes if the citation examples in your MLA manual are too confusing, or if there are not enough of them, OWL will likely offer a simpler easier to understand explanation and more examples of specific citation types.

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