All About MLA
MLA stands for the Modern Language Association and the the guidelines that they develop for formatting and citing sources in research papers are required in many college level classes. Here you will find some practical information about what MLA style and format are and how to use them in your research papers.
What you will find on this page:
- A video that takes you step by step through the basics of using MLA in a research paper
- A PDF of the MLA video that you can download and save to your desktop
- A downloadable quick guide to MLA style that you can take with you anywhere
- A sample research paper that uses MLA style and format
- Links to additonal MLA resources on the web
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Let's Go to the Video
Check out this brief video! It covers the basics of using MLA format and style in your essay. You can download a PDF version of this video in the box below as well as an MLA Quick Guide to Style and Format.
MLA Guides: Formatting Other Types of Sources
The following MLA guides review how to format other types of sources such as:
- Formatting Interviews, Speeches and Lectures
- Formatting a A Painting, Sculpture or Photograph
- Formatting Films, DVDs, TV Shows and Digital Files
- Formatting Captions, Figures, and Tables
- Formatting Web sites, Page on a Web Site, an Image, Web Article, Email, Blogs, Discussion Board Post
- Formatting Corporate Authors, Dictionary Entries, Government Publications, Pamphlets
More MLA Guides and MLA Sample Essay!
Not enough MLA? Check out these additional MLA Guides!