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FYS 100 (15): The Search for the Self: Writing and Citing

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MLA Core Elements of a Citation

In the new model, the work’s publication format is not considered. Instead of asking, “How do I cite a book [or DVD or Web page]?” the writer creates an entry by consulting the MLA’s list of core elements—facts common to most works—which are assembled in a specific order. The MLA core elements appear below:
[From: MLA Website]

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NEW for 2016!

Quick Cite with EasyBib

EasyBib Update

Please note that EasyBib has changed owners and the way we’re able to provide access to our campus community has changed. Instructions for new and returning users are below and please see the librarians if you have any questions. 

You can also use ZoteroMendeley, or even MS Word’s built-in citation generator (along with our other tools like the APA Style Lite from the Citing Sources page) to produce citations. 

Access to EasyBiB EDU

New Students to EasyBiB EDU:

  • First click the blue “Sign up for EasyBib EDU” button on www.easybib.com/register
  • Then enter in the school’s coupon code - UniRichmond210

Existing EasyBiB Accounts:

  • Login to your existing EasyBib account via the EDU link
  • You will be prompted to enter in their coupon code [UniRichmond210], and will be upgraded to EDU access

Once you are logged in, click on the EasyBiB logo to return to the main page for a quick cite option.

Students with projects (bibliographies and notes) from prior EasyBib use will still have their work with them in EasyBib EDU.