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HS@MC: MLA Citation Help

Research Guide for HS@MC Students

MLA Handbook

MLA Resources from the Purdue OWL

We recommend using a number of helpful publications from Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab):

MLA Quick Sheet from Purdue OWL: Use this page as a quick reference for your basic MLA formatting.

MLA Sample Paper: Includes numerous notes on layout and formatting.  

MLA Vidcast: Purdue OWL has a short 3 minute video on YouTube which covers using Microsoft Word 2007 for formatting your paper (MLA 7th edition)



Additional Help with MLA


There are many citation generators out there that will generate your citation for you. While this seems like an easy fix, you still want to review the citations yourself to make sure they have been created correctly. Do not just cut and paste!