engl 200C | literary analysis

Online MLA Style Guides

In English classes, you should always document your papers using MLA style. Here are some websites with guidelines to assist you. You should purchase a basic handbook, such as Diana Hacker's handbook, for grammar and citation advice, or purchase the MLA Style Manual, current edition, to use as a resource.

Purdue University Online Writing Lab guidelines

Includes a printable guide (pdf format) that you can take away.

Diana Hacker's online guide to source citations (all styles)
Provides guidelines for all major style types; some printable takeaways.

Long Island University citation guide
A color-coded guide to creating correct citations.

The Citation Machine

An interactive guide that will help you create correct citations. Good in a pinch, but doesn't really teach you how to do it yourself.



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