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SPA198 A Brief History of Love in the Western World


Citing Sources in the MLA Style

MLA Handbook. 8th ed., Modern Language Association of America, 2016.

The Handbook is not only limited to the mechanics of incoporating the MLA style into research papers. It also contains useful advice on avoiding plagiarism and the importance of correctly documenting cited sources.

Research Handbook

Brookbank, Elizabeth, and H. Faye Christenberry. MLA Guide to Undergraduate Research in Literature. Modern Language Association of America, 2019.

Written by two experienced librarians, the guide focuses on research in literature, identifying relevant databases and research guides and explaining different types of sources and the role each plays in researching and writing about a literary text.

It also contains useful information for any student researcher, describing strategies for searching the Web to find the most useful material and offering guidance on organizing research and documenting sources with MLA style.

created by: Colin Deinhardt & Agatha Barc | updated: 19 August 2021