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MLA Citation Style
Guides to Citing Sources in MLA Citation Style
The MLA Handbook is the official, authoritative source to use for creating your citations in correct MLA format. It utilizes in-text citations and a works cited page at the end. The following sections of the handbook are the ones you will use most often.
Works-Cited-List Entries by Publication Format
You can find over 500 sample citations here for almost every possible type of resource. They are in the format you use in your Works Cited list at the end of your paper.
In-Text Citations: Overview
This section of the handbook provides guidance on how to create in-text citations for your sources in the body of your paper.
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Click this link to connect to the table of contents for the entire handbook. Here you can find all the sections of the handbook, such as Chapter One, which provides guidance on formatting your paper (the margins, title, header, font, etc.).
Another tool that can be helpful when using the MLA citation style is the following: