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MLA Citation Tutorial

Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction - NCSU Libraries

Setting Up Your Paper

Setting up your paper in MLA Style will be a breeze if you follow these steps:

1. Double space your paper

a. Do not include an extra space between paragraphs

2. Use a legible font

a. Appropriate fonts include Times New Roman and Ariel

3. Use size 12 font

4. Set margins to 1 inch all around

5. Indent the first line of each paragraph

6. Include page numbers in the top right-hand corner of your paper

For more information, please see the Purdue OWL's MLA General Format Guide. Information on this page is from Purdue OWL.