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MLA 2009 Formatting and Style Guide
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What is MLA? MLA (Modern Language Association) - write papers and cite sources (liberal arts and humanities)
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What does MLA regulate? MLA regulates: Document Format In-text citations Endnotes/footnotes Works Cited (a list of all sources used in the paper)
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MLA Update 2009 2009 changes in MLA: No more Underlining (only use italics) Publication Medium (e.g. Print, Web, etc.) New Abbreviations (e.g. “N.p.” for “no publisher given”)
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Your Instructor Knows Best #1 Rule for any formatting style: Always Follow your instructor’s guidelines
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Format: General Guidelines Type on white 8.5” x 11” paper Double-space everything Use 12 pt. Times New Roman font (or similar font) Leave only one space after punctuation marks Set all margins to 1 inch on all sides Indent the first line of paragraphs one half-inch Header with page numbers in the upper right corner Use italics for titles Endnotes go on a separate page before your Works Cited page
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2010 for the course DECL 14424 taught by Professor Ms.icafernandez during the Spring '10 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.

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