A. Before You BeginB. General Document FormatC. General Citation Format
A. GeneralB. One AuthorC. Two or Three AuthorsD. More than Three AuthorsE. Anthology or CompilationF. Work in an AnthologyG. Corporate AuthorH. No AuthorI. E-BookJ. Article in a Reference BookK. Edition other than the FirstL. Introduction, Foreword, Preface, or AfterwordM. TranslationN. Government Publication
A. GeneralB. Print Journal ArticleC. Journal Article from an Online PeriodicalD. Journal Article from DatabaseE. Magazine ArticleF. Magazine Article from DatabaseG. Newspaper Article
A. GeneralB. Basic Web PageC. Document from a Web siteD. No Author
A. GeneralB. Video or DVDC. Sound RecordingD. Musical Composition
A. GeneralB. Work of ArtC. Online Image
A. GeneralB. LectureC. E-mailD. Indirect SourcesE. Scripture
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Getting Started!

This guide provides information and examples to help you cite sources using MLA Style in your research.
Document Format             Website Citations
Citation Format                Media Citations
Book Citations Work of Art Citations
Article Citations Bible/Other Citations

For more specific help, see the MLA Handbook in the Library Reference Area, ask your instructor or Ask Us.


Tutorial: Formatting a Word Document for MLA 7th Edition


About MLA Style


Modern Language Association (MLA) Style is often used to document research in the Arts and Humanities: 

To identify (cite) ideas and information from others that are incorporated in a paper.

To create a list of sources used in a paper.

This guide is based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th Ed).


Formatting OpenOffice to MLA 7th

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