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MLA Bibliography Database: How to use it

The Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography database is an index to journal articles, books, and more, published on languages, literatures, folklore, film, and linguistics.

Options for Printing/Saving/Emailing Items

See the Tools panel on the right-hand side of a record to access options for printing/saving/emailing items.

Add to Folder: save items to a folder within MLA. Folders are temporary unless you are signed in to your MLA/EBSCO account.

Print: allows you to print info about the record. Note that you will need to open the PDF in order to print the entire article.

Email: send yourself the info about the record. If the PDF Full Text is attached to the record, it will automatically be attached to the email. 

Save: this will give you a version of the record info that you can download as an HTML file.

Cite: view a list of citations in various citation formats. Note there may be errors so it is important to proofread citations if you copy and paste them into a graded assignment.

Export: allows you to send the citation to a citation management tool, such as Refworks or Easybib.

Create Note: notes will only be saved if you are signed in to your MLA/EBSCO account.

Permalink: provides you with a direct link to the record.

Share: share a link to the record on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and more.

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