Comprehend MLA (Modern Language Association) style and know when this should be used.
Learn about the MLA style, the basic components of it and what it does to add credibility to your writing when research is involved.
Discover when you should write in the MLA format, and learn the disciplines and types of writing assignments that usually follow MLA guidelines.
Discover the basic guidelines for the MLA paper format, including information about margins, fonts, headers, page numbers and section headings.
Learn about presenting evidence in MLA format, including the ways to use numbers, show emphasis and identifying different quote types.
Learn how to use MLA format in-text citations for print and electronic/internet sources, including what to do in situations for both source types.
Learn how to use direct quotations properly in the MLA format, including how to punctuate them and what to do with longer quotes.
Learn how to include indirect quotations in MLA format, and how to do the in-text citations for including this type of reference to an original author.
Learn about footnotes and endnotes in the MLA format, and discover the formatting requirements and when to use these notes.
Learn about MLA abbreviations, including a few rules that apply in most cases and specific abbreviations for different words or information.
Learn about the MLA Works Cited page, including how to format the layout and how the sources are organized by author last name.