Welcome to the MLA Tutorial

After completing this tutorial, you should be able to:

  1. Apply the correct formatting rules to set up your paper according to MLA specifications.
  2. Identify situations where parenthetical references are needed.
  3. Construct parenthetical references within the body of the paper.
  4. Recognize the cross-referencing relationship between the parenthetical (in-text) references and the Works Cited page.
  5. Construct a Works Cited list encompassing different types of source material.

Start by pretesting your knowledge.