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What is MLA

The Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style is a style that is used for citing works in a scholarly manner in academic/scholarly works. Please check with your professor to determine the correct style of citation that is being used for your assignment(s). 

MLA Examples

Here are two general examples of citing sources using MLA citation style.  For more details, please refer to the MLA Handbook or the helpful websites listed in the "MLA Help" box. 



MLA Style Guide

The MLA or Modern Language Association citation style is used mainly by the English, language, and humanities. The MLA handbook gives guidelines on citing sources both in text and in a works cited page. Check with your professor for specific citation criteria they may have in addition to the MLA style guidelines.