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Pro/Con, Position Papers or Debates

This guide is intended to help students research Position Paper (Pro/con) or Debate topics. Get help finding authoritative book, article and statistical sources to support your arguments.

About MLA Style

MLA (Modern Language Association) is most commonly used to cite sources in the humanities, especially in writing on language and literature.

The MLA Handbook, 9th edition (2021), is the source students should consult to get more information about MLA style. A copy of the MLA Handbook is available at the Reference Desk.


REF DESK LB2369 .G53 2021

MLA Style - Citation Examples

We highly recommend the Purdue web site that explain MLA style guidelines and provide examples of MLA documentation:

If you need more information about MLA research paper formatting or documentation, the MLA Handbook, 9th edition (2021), is the source to consult. The Handbook is available at the Reference Desk.