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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
The Purdue OWL
MLA formatting and style guide.
In-Text Citations - The Basics
This is a basic overview of using In-text citations also known as parenthetical documentation. It is a way to cite your sources after quoting, paraphrasing or summarizing them within the paper itself.
Formating Your Citations in MLA
This helps you figure out the best way to format your quote or quotes. How long is too long and so forth.
Formatting Your Works Cited Page - The Basics
This gives you the basic structure and rules for formatting your Works Cited page which lists only the sources from which you quoted in your paper. Check the sidebar for specific example links.
MLA Sample Paper
This is a sample paper formatted in MLA. Remember, this is the guideline developed by MLA and is found in the MLA handbook.
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.
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.