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❶It should include your last name and the page number of each page, and should be positioned in the upper right corner of the page. A standard journal article includes the author's name, title of the article, title of the journal, issue information, and medium of publication.




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In the body of the essay you will use brief parenthetical references to point to a more detailed list of Works Cited at the end of the paper. Mind the following: Provide enough information in your in-text citation so that your reader finds the correct source in your Works Cited list.

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MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8 th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.

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