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MLA: MLA Guide

MLA citation help. Privately published link.

MLA Handbook 9th cover

Fonts - MLA

"Choose an easily readable typeface (e.g., Times New Roman) in which the regular type style contrasts clearly with the italic." 

Some examples:

  • Times New Roman
  • Arial
  • Georgia
  • Verdana

Basic MLA Citation

Author Last Name, First Name M. “Article Title in Quotation Marks in Title Case.” Title of Main Work in Italics: Subtitle Also in Italics, vol. ##, no. ##, DD Mon. YYYY, pp. #-##. Database Name in Italics, https://FullURLorDOInumber.

NOTE: One of the only difference between MLA 8th, and 9th, is that you now include the http:// and https://

Basic In-Text or Parenthetical

Author's Last Name and page number in parentheses.

(Shakespeare, 115)

Sample MLA Paper by OWL Purdue

MLA Handout

Citation Help Guide

For additional formatting help, see the Citation Help Guide

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