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Shakespeare Research and Resources: MLA Citing

An overview on conducting research on all things Shakespearean with additional information for Steven Chiolis's Eng 4 (Othello) and Humanities 3 (The Tempest) classes.

Off Campus Access to Library Resources

Accessing LPC Library resources from off-campus requires the following information:

 W# (be sure to include the letter W)


8 digit library PIN (first two letters of first name, first two letters of last name, and last four numbers of your W).

MLA Resources

For most Shakespearean assignments, you will need to cite your sources in the MLA (Modern Language Association) format. 

Use Noodletools to help compile your citations and be sure to refer to your copy of A Writer's Reference for instructions and examples. 

See below for the link to Noodletools and the Conversion Guide for  A Writer's Reference 6th and 7th Edition. 


Noodletools (or NoodleTools) is an online system to help you create your MLA citations and works cited page.

Noodletools Logo

  • Be sure to link to Noodletools from the icon above (or from an LPC Library page).
  • If you are new to Noodletools, please create your user account. 
  • Write down your user name and password!
  • Off-campus users: you will need to login twice.  The first is your LPC Library login for getting to the Noodletools homepage.  The second is to login to your own Noodletools account.

If you need assistance with Noodletools - do not hesitate to come in to the Library or call us with any questions!!


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