Quick Start Guide: How to use MLA Format (9th Edition)


Welcome to the Quick Start Guide on how to use MLA Format (9th Edition)!

MLA stands for the Modern Language Association. This Association was founded in 1883 and created a writing style and format for academic papers that many academics use to communicate their ideas in an accessible way. The latest revision came out in 2021.  In this Quick Start Guide, we will cover the follow topics:

  • How to set up a paper in MLA Format
  • How to format in-text citations
  • How to format the Works Cited
Course Information

Course Level: Beginner

Time to Complete: 20 minutes

Perfect for: All students

Guide Creator: Emily Keery