A Research Guide for Students by I Lee

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For a sample of the First Page of a List of Works Cited, please see page 293 in:

MLA Handbook 6th ed.

Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 6th ed. New York: MLA, 2003.

See The Mountain Lion by John Garcia for a sample essay including Parenthetical References and Works Cited using MLA style.

Please note: A new edition of the MLA Handbook is now available. MLA citation information in A Research Guide for Students will be updated soon based on the 7th ed.

MLA Handbook, 7th ed.:

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