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Modern Language Association (MLA) Citation Style: Getting Started

This is a guide on how to use the Modern Language Association citation style. It provides examples of basic formats for sources using MLA Style.

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Introduction to MLA Style

This guide provides examples of basic formats for sources, using MLA style. Include as much information as you are able to locate from the resource.

MLA Style is used principally by the liberal arts and business fields.  The Chicago Style (Turabian) is also used by these fields.

This guide is based on the 3rd edition of the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing. 

Citations are double-spaced.

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