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MLA Style Help

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About this Guide

This guide gives some quick references to the basics of writing in MLA style. The contents include the following:

  • Paper Formatting
    Provides quick reference on how to format your paper.

  • In-text Citations
    Provides quick reference on how to cite your source.

  • Reference Page
    Provides quick reference on how to create your reference page.

  • Help
    Provides additional tools to learn MLA style.


Examples and section number references are provided. 

Remember, NoodleTools is also a great tool for assisting in MLA style.

The final authority on the style, however, is the handbook and/or your professor.

Changes from the 7th Edition

Here are a few resources that can help you note significant changes in the 8th edition:


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