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How to write about film

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Need help with MLA or APA?


RefWorks is an online tool available to students, faculty, and staff at the U of M.  Use it to create a database of references and sources for your papers and projects.  It even includes links to articles and full-text content available through the Libraries.  Its "write-n-cite" feature helps you to format both in-text and reference list citations.

Set up a free account, view online tutorials, and come to the McWherter Library for a free instruction session.


Visit the English Learning Center in Patterson Hall for help with your papers, or contact the Educational Support Program for information on tutors.

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Kenneth Haggerty
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Most article databases, as well as the Library Catalog, have built-in tools that format citations of the material you find in them.  You can select the style of citation you need (ASA, APA, MLA, etc.) and then copy/paste the citation into your Works Cited/References page. 

In the Library Catalog, look for Cite this next to the title of the book you want to cite:

In the database Communication & Mass Media Complete, look for Cite: