MLA style was created by the Modern Language Association of America. It is a set of rules for publications, including research papers.
In MLA, you must "cite" sources that you have paraphrased, quoted or otherwise used to write your research paper. Cite your sources in two places:
What has changed since MLA 8th edition?
Not much! MLA 9th edition is an expansion of the 8th edition with new sections on grammar, writing advice, mindful of inclusive language, expansion endnotes & footnotes, and new guidelines for annotated bibliographies.
MLA Style Center: What's New with the Ninth Edition includes information on formatting your research paper, citation practice template, FAQs, sample papers, and quick guide. They also provide citation guideline for common titles of online works.
Plagiarism is a violation of Phillips Academy Academic Standards and Policies (Academic Integrity) and is defined as intentionally or unintentionally using someone else's words, works, thoughts, or expression of ideas without giving proper credit. Plagiarism also includes reusing one's own content from another assignment without citation or using one assignment for more than one class without authorization to do so.
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