This book is a complete reference guide for MLA (Modern Language Association) citations and formatting. It includes a general overview of MLA citations, including formatting, parenthetical or in-text citations, footnotes, and everything you need to know about works cited pages all in accordance with the most current guidelines issued in the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. This eBook also presents examples of commonly used citations in research. This book is ideal for students and researchers in areas of humanities and liberal arts. MLA citations are introduced as early as junior high and used often up through post-graduate writing, yet they continue to be an area of confusion and difficulty. While the formatting changes as the Modern Language Association updates their handbook, a firm grasp of MLA guidelines and citations is essential for scholars of all ages.