Find resources for your professor’s preferred citation style and learn about the tools available to help make citing sources faster.
This is a standard citation guide for this subject, but please verify with your professor about their preferred citation style.
MLA Style Guide Available at ZL
Online Guides for MLA Style
Visit the sites listed below for excellent resources on general MLA formatting and specific types of citations.
Coontz, Stephanie. “Not Much Sense in Those Census Numbers.”
Uncommon Threads: Reading and Writing about Contemporary
America, edited by Robert D. Newman et al., Longman, 2003, pp. 146-48.
“Developments in the Law: The Law of Marriage and Family.” Harvard
Law Review, vol. 116, no. 7, 2003, pp. 1996-2122. JSTOR,
Hymowitz, Kay S. “The Incredible Shrinking Father.” City Journal,
Marcotty, Josephine, and Chen May Yee. “New World of Fertility Medicine
Is a Big-Money Marketplace.” Seacoastonline.com, Local Media Group,
30 Oct. 2007, www.seacoastonline.com/article/20071030/PARENTS/71029007.
“Mother’s Eggs Could Mean Daughter Gives Birth to Sibling.” Herald
Scotland, Herald and Times Group, 3 July 2007,
Mundy, Liza. Everything Conceivable: How Assisted Reproduction Is
Changing Men, Women, and the World. Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Munro, Brenda, and Gordon Munro. “Family, Definition of.” International
Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, edited by James J. Ponzetti, Jr.,
2nd ed., vol. 2, Gale Group, 2003, pp. 549-55.
“Our History and Mission.” The Donor Sibling Registry,
Rozenberg, Joshua. “Natallie Breaks Down As Three-Court Battle Ends.”
The Telegraph, Telegraph Media Group, 11 Apr. 2007,
Shanley, Mary Lyndon. “Collaboration and Commodification in Assisted
Procreation: Reflections on an Open Market and Anonymous Donation.”
Law and Society Review, vol. 36, no. 2, 2002, pp. 257-84. JSTOR,
United States, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention. 2005 Assisted Reproductive Technology
Success Rates: National Summary and Fertility Clinic Reports. Oct. 2007,
Wente, Margaret. “In the Best Interests of the Child?” The Globe and Mail,
6 Apr. 2009, www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/in-the-best-
“Woman Gives Birth to Grandchild.” CNN.com, 15 Oct. 2006,
**This Works Cited page was excerpted from a Sample Paper provided by the MLA Style Center.
Zotero is an extremely useful resource that helps with citation (and full-text article) collection and organization and bibliography/works cited creation.
WorldCat offers a fast citation for each item you locate in it, similar to what Google Scholar provides. Always double-check with appropriate citation requirements, however, as pieces of the complete citation are often missing.
Google Scholar provides quick citations for items you find in its database. Be sure to double-check what it provides, however. They are typically missing one or more pieces of the citation.
Similar to what Google Scholar provides, WorldCat offers a fast citation for each item you locate in it. Always double-check with appropriate citation requirements, however, as pieces of the complete citation are often missing.
Other Citation Tools
Most Library databases have auto-cite features.
If you need help figuring out how to use them, stop by the Ask desk for assistance.