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MLA Citation Style

This is a quick reference guide to help you learn how to use MLA to cite common items such as books, journal articles, book chapters, and so on.

MLA Style Manual

What is MLA?

MLA is the preferred citation style for English. Proper citations are required in all of your writing. Not only do they prove that you've done your research and haven't plagiarized, but they also provide a road map to further reading for those interested in your topic. If you need help with MLA, please ASK A LIBRARIAN!

The New MLA

Core Elements Containers 

Get the practice template here.