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Digital Humanities: History of the English Language

Resources to aid your study of digital humanities

OED

Zotero

MLA Style Center

Information about the 8th edition of the MLA Style Handbook can be found in the MLA Style Center, including A Quick Guide to Works Cited, and Ask the MLA

MLA Information

MLA

MLA (Modern Language Association) style specifies guidelines for formatting manuscripts and using the English language in writing. MLA style also provides writers with a system for referencing their sources through parenthetical citation in their essays and Works Cited pages.

  • As with any citation stystem using it correctly protects the writer from accusations of plagiarism. Proper citation builds credibility to the paper by demonstrating accountability to source material.

    If you are asked to use MLA format, be sure to consult the MLA Handbook

Here are some links that will help you cite sources in MLA:

MLA instructions from Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) - 8th ed.