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FYS 100 (07): Rhetoric and Terrorism: Writing and Citing

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Zotero is a free citation management tool that can automatically import citations into your personal account, organize sources into folders, and generate bibliographies in a variety of citation styles. It also includes a word processor plugin for formatting footnotes and parenthetical citations.

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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]

MLA Paper Format

If your professor has told you to format not just your citation but your entire paper using MLA Style, this website has a detailed explanation of what that means.  https://www.easybib.com/guides/citation-guides/mla-format/

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