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English Research Guide

MLA manual cover​MLA handbook for writers of research papers

Used for :

Most disciplines in the humanities, including English, use the Modern Language Association (MLA)

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers  location

  • Reference Desk - Floor 1.
  • Books for check out - book stacks on Floor 3.

MLA Handbook ​​​​Call number:  LB2369 .G53 2016

NoodleBib logo

NoodleBib is an online tool that helps you correctly cite sources in MLA, APA, and Chicago Turabian citation styles.

You can set up an account through the Mesa Library and use NoodleBib to create properly formatted works cited and reference lists and in-text citations in a citation style (MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian) and organize your research notes online.

On our Mesa College Library website we have a page called Cite Sources that has citation software as well as websites that will help you get those citations in perfect order! It Includes:

  • NoodleBib Citation Creation Software click here
  • MLA Citation Websites (below the video is APA Citation information)

- Below is a video about MLA Citation Basics

APA Citation Websites

- Below is a video on APA Citation Basics

Plagiarism: How to Avoid It

Plagiarism: How to Avoid It


Video from Bainbridge State College Published on Jan 5, 2010

​For more information check out our Academic Integrity & Plagiarism Research Guide that explains the 6 forms of plagiarism and how to avoid them.