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MLA Guide

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am-6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-1:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

About the Library
Monthly Themes

Contact the Library

Phone: (803) 535-1262
Location: Building B, 2nd Floor


Below are Examples for In-Text Citations

Basic Format

(Last Name Page#).

No Author

("No Author Put Beginning of the Title" Page#).

No Page Number

(Last Name).

Signal Phrase

According to Allen the research guide was exceptional (3).

Allen stated "this research guide is great" (3).

Organization as Author

Parenthetical abbreviate... (Amer. Library Assn. 5).

The Modern Language Association states you should write out the organizations full name when using a signal phrase (603).


In-text Citations For Sources With more Than One Author