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MLA Style Guide

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MLA (Modern Language Association) is a set of guidelines to properly write, cite, and format papers.

This guide contains information on MLA 9th edition citation style including:

  • how to cite sources for the Works Cited page at the end of your paper
  • how to do in-text citations within the body of your work
  • sample research papers and Microsoft Word templates
  • additional resources (books, websites, citation generators)
  • information on writing tutors

Consult the MLA Handbook for detailed standards and guidelines. Feel free to reach out to the MDC librarians for assistance.