Modern Language Association (MLA) Style Guide

This guide is based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition (Modern Language Association, 2009).  Works Cited items are listed alphabetically at the end of the research paper and should be double-spaced.  Parenthetical references are items referred to in the body of the paper.

For additional examples, please refer to the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)'s MLA Style Guide or  to the print  MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, available in the reference collections of the Thompson Library, 18th Ave Library, and other Ohio State University locations (Call number LB2369 G53 2009).

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