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This Infographic explains the container.
New in the 8th edition of MLA is a concept called containers. A container, according to the MLA Style Center, is: “When the source being documented forms part of a larger whole, the larger whole can be thought of as a container that holds the source.”
This video provides students with an understanding of:
•What in-text citations are
•Why in-text citations are important
•How to format in-text citations for paraphrases and direct quotes
•How in-text citations connect to a Works Cited list
Online Citation Managers
Free online tools to help you create proper citations!
Did you know that almost all of the VLC Databases will automatically generate accurate citations for you?
Examples of Databases that cite at the article level:
and...all 57 Gale Databases!
*APA, MLA, and Chicago style are all typically available.
Did you know that MS Word will automatically generate accurate citations for you?
What you need to do:
Click on the "References" tab, select the appropriate style, then "Insert [your] citation"(use this for in-text citations, footnotes, or endnotes), create your "Bibliography," or "Manage [your] your Sources."