This page discusses ways to cite sources and how to read citations.
Citation tools allow you to save and organize your research. They also let you create formatted bibliographies.
Downloadable as a standalone program or a Firefox extension, Zotero is designed to store content in any format, including PDFs, images, audio and video files, and snapshots of web pages. Zotero operates with thousands of sites, and automatically indexes your library for ease of access.
Example MLA Article Citation (Click to Enlarge)
|Common elements of an article citation|
Example MLA Book Citation (Click to Enlarge)
|Common elements of a book citation|