MLA Basics

MLA is a citation style used for research papers to cite original sources. MLA format consists of three key elements:

Every source used in-text or within the content within your assignment should be included in the Works Cited page, and every Works Cited reference needs to be cited in-text. MLA format is commonly used with language arts and humanities fields of study.


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MLA in Minutes by Sami Lange; Vicki Brandenburg; and Leila Palis is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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