(Modern Language Association) Style (9th edition) is used in the humanities area. The free companion site
to the MLA Handbook
is now available. It gives guidance on formatting, plagiarism and academic dishonesty, and their ‘work cited: a quick guide’ section nicely illustrates visually what needs to be cited. If you are interested in an online citation generator, BibGuru is linked below.
also has extensive resources explaining some of the new rules. Some professors may ask you to submit your papers to Turnitin,
a plagiarism checking database.
You must have both
the in-text citations and the Works Cited page which is a list of all sources you used for your paper.