Test Your Editing Skills with Our MLA Style Center Quizzes!
Whether you edit for a living or just can’t resist taking the red pencil to your local paper, we give you the chance to test your knowledge of punctuation and grammar on the Style Center! Catch up on our quizzes on hyphens and en dashes, on ambiguity with parts of speech, and more!
You know how to style the titles of books and articles, but how do you handle the online versions? Get our tips!
Just between You and . . .
“Between you and me”? “Between you and I”? Get the scoop on whether I or me is correct—and why! Learn more.
Use Your Words! Relying on italics to convey emphasis? Consider revising and letting your words do the work. But are there exceptions?
Wherever to Put However?
When you’re drawing a contrast, does it matter where you put however? And is it wrong to open a sentence with it? Find out!
Pre-game or Pregame Show?
Be prefix perfect on Super Bowl Sunday! Find out when you need a hyphen after a prefix and when you don’t! Read more.
To Quote or Not to Quote? When quoting, you should reproduce your source exactly. There are a few things, though, you should omit. Find out more.
Don’t Forget: Our Free Webinar on Citing Online Sources Is Tuesday! If you haven’t already signed up for our webinar on citing online sources, there’s still time. Join us on Tuesday, 30 January, at noon (EST), and and learn how to cite a range of Web sources, from essays in databases to digital archives to YouTube videos. Register now!
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