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					MLA FORMAT
General Guidelines

 8.5X 11 inch white paper
 Double Space
 Font size 12
 Font – Times New Roman –
  Courier New
Cont.

 One  space between sentences
 1 inch margins all around
 Header with your last name
  and page number
  – Brown 1
1st Page

 No  title page
 Upper left hand corner
  – Your name
  – Instructor
  – Course
  – Date
1st page cont.

 Center your title
 Do not underline your title
In text citations

 “Insert your quote here” (Author’s
  Last Name Page Number)
   – (Twain 234)
 Notice that you do not put a period
  right after the quote.
 Periods go after the citation
Works Cited

 Goes   on the last page – by
  itself
 Label it Works Cited
   – Center it
 Double space all citations
Example Citation

 Lastname, Firstname. Title of
 Book. Place of Publication:
 Publisher, Year of Publication.
Resources

 http://owl.english.purdue.edu/o
  wl/resource/557/01/
  – MLA format help
 http://www.bibme.org/
  – Helps with writing correct
    citations!

				
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