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VIC162H: Ideas & Their Consequences—Literary & Artistic Realms of the Imagination

Research tools, resources, and strategies for the students enrolled in the course during the 2024–2025 academic year, taught by Professor Robert Davidson.

Citing Sources in the MLA Style

MLA Handbook, ninth editionMLA Handbook. 9th ed., Modern Language Association of America, 2021.
The Handbook covers many aspects of research and writing, including evaluating sources, understanding the mechanics of writing, formatting research papers, avoiding plagiarism, and incorporating and citing sources different types of print and electronic sources.



Purdue University. “MLA Formatting and Style Guide.” The Purdue OWL, 2 Aug. 2016. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.
Offers extensive introduction to the nine core principles of citing various types of sources in the MLA style, illustrated with many helpful examples. This resource also includes examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations and the Works Cited page.

Writing Advice

Victoria College Writing Centre

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Students are highly encouraged to book an appointment at the Victoria College Writing Centre, where you can receive individual consultation from a writing instructor.  The instructors will help you at any stage of writing your assignment. They teach students how to develop the ability to plan, organize, write, and revise written work.

It is recommended to book an appointment early in the term.

Writing at the University of Toronto

Includes helpful advice on all aspects of academic writing, from incorporating and citing sources to revising your work. The resource also contains information on specific types of writing in numerous disciplines, including literature.