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MLA Style Help on a Single Page
Get everything you need to document sources, format your research paper, improve your writing, and help you teach—all in one place! Our new Using MLA Format page has quick links that take you where you need to go, whether you’re writing a research paper or teaching students MLA style. Learn more!
Cultivate the Act of Writing
How do you show students that writing is a process, not just a final product? Get tips from a writing-center
What Is Standard English?
Did you know that they has been used as a singular pronoun for centuries?Learn
more from English-language experts!
Citing Dungeons and Dragons?
Don’t roll the dice when citing resources on tabletop role-playing games. Learn how to cite them in MLA style. Read more!
Librarians Give Research Advice
Get expert advice on how to help college students find resources for research papers. Read more!
Headings and Subheadings
Using headings and subheadings in longer papers can help you organize your writing. Learn how to style them. Read
Citing Films in Your Text
Should you include a film’s title or director when creating an in-text citation in an essay or paper? It depends! Learn more!
Documenting Reproduced Images
When your source is an image reproduced in a Web article, how do you cite it? There are several ways. Find out
Google Translate for Sources
When using Google Translate to help you understand your source, you should always alert your instructor. Learn more!