In any research paper, it is critical to use good research to support the claims being made and to correctly cite this research. In the humanities and liberal arts, the style most often used is MLA, which stands for the Modern Language Association. Documenting research in an MLA paper involves two basic steps: noting where research is used in each instance within a paper and entering a citation in the Works Cited Page. While finding and integrating information into a paper can sometimes be challenging—which is sometimes the point with these assignments—citing it correctly is not as difficult. This article will focus on how to integrate research into an MLA paper and how to correctly format in-text citations and entries in the Works Cited page.
How to Cite an Essay in MLA
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Last Updated: January 4, References. This article was co-authored by Christopher Taylor, PhD. There are 22 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed 2,, times. Using a direct quote in your essay is a great way to support your ideas with concrete evidence, which you need to support your thesis.
MLA Citation (8th Edition): How Do I Cite?
Different style sheets MLA, Chicago, etc. Normally I am tolerant of variations, but many students do not seem aware of some features shared by all for quoting poetry. Please follow the guidelines below and your other professors will appreciate it if you do this in other classes.
Published on November 13, by Shona McCombes. Revised on April 9, To quote a source, you must ensure:.