MLA Formatting: Overview

This resource can help you with questions you may have around MLA; this document will show you have to properly format in-text citations, form block quotes, structure a cover page, etc. Think of it as your MLA "cheat sheet"!

Contents of the Guide

  • Basics
    • What MLA is and who uses it

 

  • How Do I Do: A Cover Page?
    • Cover page example
    • First page example

 

  • How Do I Do: An Abstract
    • Abstract example

 

  • How Do I: Write In-Text Citations
    • In-text citations quick look reference page
    • In-text citation examples

 

  • How Do I: Format a Block Quote
    • Block quote example

 

  • How Do I Do: An Annotated Bibliography
    • Annotated bibliography example

 

  • How Do I Do: A Reference Page
    • Reference page example

 

  • References for this MLA Document

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