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Assignment | Career Exploration: Citations

A guide to everything important for this EDUC 1300 assignment

Caution

Pro-tip!Most EDUC 1300 instructors ask for MLA formatting for the Career Exploration, but don't assume! Ask your professor if you're unsure what style they want.
See also: APA Guide | Chicago Style Guide

MLA Style

Citation Examples in MLA

Government and corporate websites can be tricky to cite, but that doesn't mean you don't have to do it! Here are samples for the websites CareerOneStop and Occupational Outlook Handbook as well as your Personality report from AchieveWorks formatted in MLA style (8th edition). 

Example of MLA Works Cited page
See below the in-text or parenthetical citation examples for two of these citations.​

Examples of MLA in-text citations

Tips for Citing Websites

Pro-Tip! Tips for citing websites:
 

  • Website name should be based on what's on the web page itself (usually in the upper-left corner).
  • Article title is probably the next biggest font on the page after the website name. Do not repeat the article title as the website name.
  • Publisher can often be found in the copyright information at the very bottom of a web page, or look for a link to an "About" page.
  • Date should not use the copyright date for the whole website at the bottom of the page with the publisher. This isn't necessarily accurate for the individual article you're looking at, since it's probably part of the site template.