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*MLA 8th edition was released in April 2016. Our goal is to update MLA Citation Maker by the start of the 2016-17 school year. See what's new in the 8th edition.*

You can use this tool to create a works cited or reference list of research sources following the MLA and APA standard citation formats.

  • Have your sources or notes about them ready for data entry.
  • Click on either MLA or APA above.
  • Select a "Source Type" from the list in the column on the right, and fill in the template that appears.
  • Here are step-by-step instructions. These are also available at the bottom of every template.


APA is based on the 6th edition, and MLA is based on the 7th edition.

APA and MLA citation worksheets are available.