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MLA Citation Style Tutorial

Introduction

Background

When to Cite

Citation Forms

Information Needed

Examples

Other Sources

Conclusion

Printable Checklist

 

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Introduction

You are writing a research paper, and your instructor tells you to cite your sources using MLA style. You don't understand what the instructor means. You soon will.

After completing this tutorial, you will understand

  • what it means to cite your sources;
  • why it is necessary;
  • when it is necessary;
  • the information needed to cite; and
  • how to cite using MLA style.

Enjoy.

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