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Citing Your Sources: MLA

The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA) style is commonly used in Humanities fields such as languages, literature, history, philosophy, religion, visual arts, and performing arts. If unclear, ask your instructor which citation style is preferred.

Citation style guides offer instruction and examples for properly formatting citations in a given citation style. This can include formatting for in-text citations, end-of-paper citations as well as formatting for the paper itself, including rules for title pages, page numbering, font style and size, section headers and more.

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