Citation Formats

The Generate a Citation page offers the following citation formats:

Citation Format Description
Gale citation Formats the selected citation(s) in standard Gale format
Note: These are not official bibliographic citations and are not suitable for use in a research assignment.
MLA Formats the selected citation(s) according to Modern Language Association (MLA) standards
Plain text with bibliographic tags Prepares a text-only format of the selected citation(s), with bibliographic "tags" based on the Z39.80 standard

Note: While the data elements for the dynamically generated citations have been formatted to meet the latest citation standards set forth by the respective agencies, these citations provide the available publication data for the document cited and should only serve as a guide and not as a replacement for the latest guidebooks – or those required by your instructor. Please refer to the provided MLA examples examples for proper formatting. Consult your instructor for specific bibliographic style preferences required of your written work.