MLA Format

How Do I Cite a Book in MLA Format?

January 20, 2014

General Guidelines General Formula Book with No Author or Unknown Author Book with One Author Book with Two or Three Authors Book with Four or More Authors Edited, Translated or Compiled Book Article or Chapter in a Book with Editors Book with Authors with the Same Name 1. General Guidelines: Give the author’s name as […]

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How Do I Cite the Bible in MLA Format?

January 20, 2014

• Books of the Bible are abbreviated, see here for common Bible abbreviations. In-text Citation: The first time you include a quote from the Bible, you need to include the translation, chapter (abbreviated), book, and verse, like this: Paul urges Christians to “not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of […]

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Common Bible Abbreviations

January 20, 2014

The following abbreviations and spelled forms are commonly used for parts of the Bible (Bib.). While the Hebrew Bible and the Protestant Old Testament include the same parts in slightly different arrangements, Roman Catholic versions of the Old Testament also include works listed here as apocrypha. HEBREW BIBLE OR OLD TESTAMENT (OT) NEW TESTAMENT (NT) […]

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MLA Format Sample Paper, with Cover Page and Outline

February 20, 2012

Here is a sample paper in MLA format that has both the cover page and the outline pages. This paper has 10 pages so if you are under a slow Internet connection, please wait a few seconds for all of the pages to load. This paper is current with the latest MLA manual. Source: – Diana […]

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MLA Format Sub-headings

February 20, 2012

If you would like to utilize subheadings (subtitles) in your research paper, it is a good idea to first check with your instructor to be 100% sure what subheading format he/she would like you to use. Utilizing a subheading format that your instructor doesn’t like will lose you points. Depending on how long your paper […]

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MLA Format Sample Paper, 7th Edition

January 30, 2012

Sample research paper written following the style guidelines in the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th Edition: Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006).

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MLA Format FAQs

January 25, 2012

1. Does my paper need a cover page? No. The Modern Language Association (MLA) does not require you to create a cover page when you complete your research paper. If your instructor requires a cover page, simply follow the instructions here: MLA cover page. 2. Should I bold, italicize, or underline my research paper’s title? Your research […]

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MLA Format Heading

January 12, 2012

How to properly format the MLA Format Heading? This page contains general guidelines on how to properly format the heading on your research paper using the MLA format. 1. The Opening Page: On the opening page or the first page, you would include the whole heading and your paper’s title. The whole heading would include […]

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MLA Format Cover Page

December 16, 2011

The Modern Language Association (MLA) does not require you to create a cover page when you complete your research paper, but sometimes your instructor may require for it, a paper with a cover page looks a lot more PRO! If your instructor requires your paper to have a cover page, he/she usually provides specific instructions […]

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MLA Format Websites

December 10, 2011

If you are looking for help on how to properly cite a website, you can check out the MLA Format Generator. Here are some websites with very useful MLA Format guides, tips and tricks. Some of the websites even cover other formats such as APA, Chicago, etc… Purdue online writing lab: One of the most popular MLA […]

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