In this section you will find examples showing you how to document the resources you use in your writing (MLA style) and links to some of the better Online Writing Labs or OWLs on the Web. Thanks to Harry Stuurmans, former FVRL media specialist for his excellent citation guides.
MLA Research Guide This guide is a summary of the Modern Language Association (MLA) Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, Seventh Ed. 2009, which is intended to guide research that will be required during your high school career.
Easy Bib It's our new favorite. Yeah, we have to endure ads, but that's life. Be sure to use "Manual Entry" if you want to be sure you get an accurate citation.
How to Cite Sources: The Tutorial This Powerpoint will quickly and painlessly cover the basics of MLA citations, works cited pages, and parenthetical references...all in a colorful and only semi-boring style.
Purdue University's OWL / Research and Documenting Sources Many colleges and universities have created OWLs or Online Writing Labs. Purdue's is one of the best. This link will connect you to two important pieces of Purdue's OWL--Research Skills and Resources and Writing Research Papers. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/index.html