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MCOM 486 Research Guide

What is MLA?

Modern Language Association, or MLA, format is a style of crediting sources you use to write a paper,as well as how to format your paper. This style is typically used for research papers in the humanities disciplines, including Mass Communication and Media Studies.

Links for MLA Citation Style

MLA Formatting Sample

The Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) provides this example of a research paper in MLA format.