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Writing Research Papers for English Composition: Works Cited Information

Here is information to assist you in finding resources for the writing of research essays for !213 English Composition II.


This guide offers helpful links and advice for researching and writing expository and persuasive essays for your English Composition class.  The following areas are presented in the guide:

  • Advice on selecting a topic
  • SWOSU Databases
  • SWOSU Catalog
  • Guidelines to use when choosing quality web sites
  • Help with preparing your Works Cited page




Using MLA Format

If the words, "Works Cited" strike fear in your heart, please try to relax. Writing a Works Cited page and including parenthetical documentation for your research paper is a relatively straightforward task if you follow the MLA Guidelines. The information you need is available in the LibGuide titled "Citing Sources in MLA Style." Use this link to access the guide.