Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Jun 19, 2017 Views: 4561
MLA Style, currently in its 8th edition, is a citation protocol established by the Modern Language Association. MLA is most often used in the Humanities disciplines including, but not limited to:
- English Language & Literature
- Comparative Literature
- Cultural Studies
- Foreign Languages
- Other areas in the humanities
Be sure to check with your professor as to which citation style is required for each assignment!
What does MLA Style include?
- the format & page layout of your paper
- stylistic technicalities (e.g. abbreviations, footnotes, quotations)
- how you cite other authors within the body of your paper
- how you compile a references page at the end of your paper
- MLA Guide (Shapiro Library)
- Documenting Sources - MLA (SHNU)
- MLA (2009 Ed.) Research Paper Basics (Atomic Learning - log in using your SNHU email username and password)
For further help please contact the Wolak Learning Center at 603.645.9606 (UC Students) and Online Writing Center at 866.721.1662 (Online/COCE Students) for assistance with citing sources in MLA Style.
You may also want to consider:
- Where can I find the MLA style handbook?
- How do I cite sources in MLA style?
- How do I do an in-text citation in MLA style?
This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please be sure to speak to your professor about the appropriate way to cite in your class assignments and projects.
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