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Citation Styles: MLA 9 Style

MLA Style Guide for Research Papers, eighth edition

MLA Guiding Principles

MLA style is..."
[a system of]   common sense guidelines aimed at helping writers at various levels conduct research and provide their audiences with useful information about their sources." 

These principles:

"Cite simple traits shared by most works...

Remember that there is often more than one correct way to document a source...

Make your documentation useful to readers" (3-4).

MLA Handbook. Eighth ed., Modern Language Assn., 2016.

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MLA Handbook 9th Edition

  New Zotero MLA 9th Edition file 

Zotero-Citation Management

It is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.

ZOTERO works with Microsoft Word to create your bibliography for you.

Simple Citing

basic citation template

Zotero for MLA Edition 9

In order to use Zotero most efficiently with MLA Eighth Edition, please check the following links to download the appropriate software.

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