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HUM 1024 World Religions: Western: MLA Syle

Modern Language Association (MLA)

MLA style is commonly used in Humanities courses to both format the paper and cite references. 

Major Citation Style Guides (Print)

Find detailed information and examples of MLA format and proper citating in these books available to borrow from the Library.

Citing Sources: Links to Online MLA Style Guides

RefWorks

RefWorks is an online citation manager available from the Evans Library.

With RefWorks you can:

  • import/export references from online databases or text files,
  • keep track and organize references/ citations,
  • format and create citations in a variety of styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, etc.),
  • generate bibliographies and export to a Word document,
  • access your citations/references from any computer, anywhere, any time.

Getting started with RefWorks:

  1. Go to the Library's homepage at http://lib.fit.edu.
  2. Under t Evans Library heading, select RefWorks. You many need to log in with your TRACKS account.
  3. When the RefWorks screen comes up, click on "Sign up for an Individual Account" and fill out the form.  Note: your RefWorks username and password  should be different from your TRACKS username and password.
  4. Once you have completed the registration form, you can login to RefWorks using your newly created username and password.
  5. From off campus you may be required to enter the group code for Evans Library, RWFloridaIT (case-sensitive).

Write-N-Cite: this is a tool in RefWorks that allows you to do cite your references (that are on RefWorks) while writing your paper, such as in-text citations, footnotes, and bibliograpy. When you download Write-N-Cite to Word in your computer, it installs a RefWorks tab in the MS Word ribbon, or you can access it from the References tab in MS Word.

To install Write-n-Cite and get answers to other questions please go to: RefWorks FAQ

Tutorials, Research Guides, FAQ:

Visit the  Proquest Refworks Libguide or  Evans Library's RefWorks Research Guide for information and tutorials on RefWorks such as:

  • RefWorks FAQ
  • RefWorks Tutorials
  • Instructions on Exporting/Importing Citations into RefWorks
  • How to use RefWorks tools  Write N Cite and RefGrabIt
  • (If you are asked for) Florida Tech Evans Library Group Code is RWFloridaIT.

Citation Managers (RefWorks, Mendeley, Endnote Web)

A citation manager is a software application that allows you to:

  • Import/export citations (references) from library databases and the Internet.
  • Store and organize your citations (references).
  • Format citations (references) and generate bibliographies quickly in a variety of styles (MLA, APA, IEEE, Chicago, etc.).
  • Share citations with collegues on campus and around the world.

Citation managers at Evans Library are: RefWorks,  EndNote basic from Web of Science

Citation managers freely available on the WebMENDELEY (www.mendeley.com), zotero (https://www.zotero.org/)