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Formatting MLA citations for research

At WMS and WHS students are encouraged to follow MLA (Modern Language Association) guidelines to cite their sources they use for writing a research paper or completing a research project. Below are some helpful guides that students can use to check their MLA formatting and to make sure they are following the MLA rules. 


Search Engines for Research

The key to being a savvy online searcher is to use common search techniques that you can apply to any database or electronic resource. After you have narrowed down your topic to a specific issue, think of different words, phrases and synonyms that describe your topic.