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MLA Citation Style Tutorial



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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.


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