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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 8th Edition): Welcome

What is MLA Citation Style?

MLA Style is a set of rules for research papers.

You must cite sources with an in-text citation in the body of your paper and in a full citation in the Works Cited List at the end of your paper.

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Notes: This citation guide is based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (8th ed.). The contents are accurate to the best of our knowledge. Some examples illustrate Seneca Libraries' recommendations and should be viewed as modifications to the official MLA guidelines.  

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