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A Very General Research Guide

Research @ FC Library

MLA Citation Guides

MLA Citation Guides

image of mla handbook, 8th edition

 

MLA Handbook, 8th Edition

Reference (1st floor) and Circulation (2nd floor) copies at: LB2369 .G53 2016

Formatting MLA Citations in MS Word

 

Formatting Citations Using MS Word

Pasting copied citations from databases to Word might look something like this:

SMITH, PATRICIA, et al. "Why We're Still Arguing about GUN CONTROL. (Cover Story)." New York Times Upfront, vol. 150, no. 5, 20 Nov. 2017, p. 6. EBSCOhost, ezproxy.fcclib.nocccd.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f6h&AN=126482193&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Avoid copying the green background by right-clicking the mouse and selecting the middle paste option to merge formatting:

save with merged formatting

 

A few keyboard shortcuts:

formatting in ms word

Access MS Office Online

 

Download MS Office or Access MS Office Online

1) Go to: o365.fullcoll.edu

2) Log-in with your campus email address: student_id_number@fullcoll.edu and your MyGateway password

log-in

3) Install Office apps: Office 2016 or click on app to open online

install office apps

Formatting Citations in Word Online

 

Formatting Citations in Word Online

double space and hanging indent