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English 102: Citing Your Sources

APA tutorial

MLA Paper Format

MLA is pretty easy to format if you can remember a few rules:

  • Don't use a cover sheet. The first sheet of your paper is the first page of your essay.
  • Number your pages with your last name and the page number in the upper-right-hand corner (see below)
  • Use 1" margins all around
  • Center your title
  • Use the heading below (name, professor's name, course, and date)
  • Double space the text
  • Use a 12 pt. font
  • Put your Works Cited page on a separate page at the end of your paper.

 

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