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MLA Style - 8th Edition: Writing an MLA Style Paper

A guide to the elements of the new MLA Handbook.

Writing an MLA-Style Paper

Your professor has asked you to write an MLA-style paper.

You can break down this process into three steps:

     Step 1: Create a MLA Works Cited Page

     Step 2: Generate MLA In-Text Citations

     Step 3: Format Your Paper in MLA Style


Understanding MLA's Newly Updated 8th Edition

The video below explains the key elements of the new MLA style guide:


Which Academic Disciplines Use MLA?

Which academic disciplines use MLA style?

English Studies - Language and Literature

Foreign Language and Literatures

Literary Criticism

Comparative Literature

Cultural Studies

Need MLA Help? Just ask us!

Contact the Felician University Libraries for MLA assistance:

Call: 201-559-6071 (Lodi) or 201-559-3319 (Rutherford)


Visit: Stop by the Lodi Campus Library or the Rutherford Campus Library

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Research Guide Author

This guide was created by Wendy Kosakoff.