The Modern Language Association created a standardized format for writing scholarly material in the humanities known as the MLA Style. This covers how to format a paper, how to include in-text citations, and how to properly list your sources at the end of the paper.
The latest version of the MLA Style was published in 2016. Information formats continue to change and evolve. This guide aims to break down the various aspects of the MLA style to make it less intimidating.