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Literature, Creative Writing, & Literary Criticism: Citing Sources

This guide will help you find British, American, and English-language literary texts, creative writing resources, and literary criticism on authors or literary works in books, reference book entries, and journal articles available from the OSU Library.

Citation Manuals—Print

Below are the locations of the print editions of the citation manuals for consultation in General Reference, 1st floor:

Bibliographic Management Software & Online Style Guides

The OSU Library supports Zotero bibliographic management.  This software helps you format citations in MLA Style and over 200 other bibliographic styles, and works with Microsoft Word to help you create your Works Cited/bibliography pages. Use the link below to learn about Zotero, download the software, and to find out about training opportunities on how to use Zotero:

These are some guides on the Web  to MLA and other citation styles.  They can be used help formulate citations, but consult the print style books listed above if you have questions.