Bibliographic Assistance/MLA

A librarian at the reference desk is always available to assist students with MLA format for specific sources.

The library offers free classes (lasting 80 minutes) in L126 in the library on MLA format.  See the schedule on the web. It is recomended that all students who are assigned a reasearch paper should attend this class.

The library website has a sample research paper that students may use as a model. Also, the library maintains a web page with a variety of MLA examples.

Individual MLA handouts with examples are available in the library.

The library subscribes to NoodleTools, a citation generator, that is available to all students and teachers at Richland.


The Richland College Library Handbook is on the web and contains many pages of MLA examples.

Students: Always ask for help with MLA questions at the Reference Desk. Attend the MLA class to gain an understanding of the process.

Teachers: If you are assigning a research paper, require your students to attend the library's MLA class.