Get tips on using en dashes and hyphens from our previously unpublished style guidelines . . .
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Just in time for the new school year! Get our comprehensive guidelines on using notes in MLA style . . .
Learn how to cite Web sites in MLA style . . .
All you need to know about the optional-element slot on the MLA style template . . .
The new MLA Handbook recommends including URLs in works-cited-list entries for online works, but it also notes their drawbacks . . .
Learn how to document legal works in MLA style with our comprehensive guidelines . . .
Writers should generally not use a comma to connect two independent clauses, and editors of fiction and nonfiction should be alert for them.
Read these 5 easy tips for crediting the work of others when you give a talk.
Most writers rely on spelling checkers. But spelling checkers don’t always tell you when you’ve used the right word in the right form. . . .