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Citation/Style Guides

Welcome to the Citation/Style Guides research guide.

MLA Overview

There are two different manuals for MLA Style Citations.

The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers is mostly used by high school and college students and was most recently updated in 2009. It gives step-by-step advice on every aspect of writing papers, from selecting a topic to submitting the completed paper. It provides an authoritative presentation of MLA documentation style for use in student writing.

The most recent edition of the MLA Handbook is kept on the Reference shelves at Rickman Library.

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition. New York: MLA, 2009.
(REF 808.02 G35 2009)

The MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing is mostly used by graduate students and professionals and was most recently updated in Summer 2008. It offers complete guidance on writing and documenting scholarly texts, submitting them for peer review, and preparing them for publication.

The most recent edition of the MLA Style Manual is also kept at the Reference Desk at Rickman Library.

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, 3rd edition. New York: MLA, 2008.
(REF 808.027 G35 2008)

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