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Humanities Eastern Florida Online (EFO) Research Guide

This research guide has been created to help you locate library resources to use for your Humanities online courses.

Components of a MLA-Style Research Paper

Your MLA-style research paper should have the following (confirmed by your professor).

     1. MLA-style title on the first page

     2. Properly formatted header

     3. Correct margins, in-text citations, spacing, etc.

     4. Works Cited page

Note: This guide represents MLA Style as published in the MLA Handbook, 9th Edition (2021).

MLA Style: Video for "Works Cited"

Videos for MLA Style

The website of the Purdue OWL Writing Center offers some vidcasts pertaining to MLA style.

One that may be helpful for you to watch is "MLA Style: List of Works Cited (8th Ed., 2016)" -- it has a lot of good information, presented visually, about how to create an accurate MLA citation.

Another that may be helpful is the "MLA Style: In-Text Citations (8th Ed., 2016)" -- this one will help you create the necessary attributions in the main text of your research paper.

MLA's most-recent handbook

This book is available at the Reference Desk in all four libraries, as well as in their main collections too (call number = LB2369.G53 2016 ).