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Writing & Citing Help: 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.