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Citation Styles: MLA

About MLA

The MLA (Modern Language Association) Handbook is academic style guide for students that provides guidelines for writing and documentation in the humanities, such as English.

MLA style is not easy to summarize and can be complicated for a beginner. We recommend that you visit the links below to get a good overview. As always, if you are confused about citations, ask your instructor for help.

Formatting Your Paper in MLA Format