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MLA - What is it?
MLA stands for Modern Language Association. MLA formatting is one of several styles used for formatting a paper. This allows the writer to produce a paper in a format easily recognized by readers enabling both writers and readers to identify sources and locate sources used. Formatting a paper requires working through an exact standard.
For more information, visit the MLA Style page linked below.