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The Writing Center, OWL and Virtual Writing Center: MLA Formatting and Guidelines

Your writing resource center with help from brainstorming to polishing your papers.

Ethical Choices and Plagarism Lessons

   For a great discussion and quick little quizzes about ethical decision making when writing a paper, please go to the Ethical Writing Choices page.

Helpful Links for MLA

  Below are links to help you with MLA formatting

MLA Template

Use the MLA template on the Research Help page to format your paper.  Save and use this template as the starting point for your MLA-style paper, replacing its generic information with your information. Be sure to give your document a different title so you can use this basic template again as needed.

MLA - Mini Movie

MLA Step-by-Step

 

Unable to get your cat to format your paper for you; not quite sure what your MLA formatted paper should look like? Click below for step-by-step instructions for preparing an MLA formatted paper.

The Writing Center Semester Office Hours

The Writing Center

Winter 2020:

Tuesday: 12n - 4p email the OWL; you will be answered within minutes * we have virtual appointments available see below for more information.

Wednesday: 10a - 2p email the OWL; you will be answered within minutes * we have virtual appointments available see below for more information.

Thursday: 9a - 12n email the OWL; you will be answered within minutes  * we have virtual appointments available see below for more information.

All questions, please contact owl@kirtland.edu for virtual/face to face writing service or more information.

The OWL

Is your online writing assistance. Please allow 24-48 hours for a response.

Please read the submission guidelines before submitting your paper as we have to return papers with not enough information.

The Virtual Writing Center

By appointment - please email the OWL for additional information.

 

Is our online face-to-face tutoring.Students may email the OWL to set up several appointment options. Please email the OWL (owl@kirtland.edu) for directions in signing up for this great service or for setting up tutoring if you cannot use our Writing Center Hours.

****Please remember that the Writing Center is a tutoring service. It would be unethical for us to edit or proofread papers. We are here to assist you with your writing questions and concerns.