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*English Language & Literature

A guide to conducting research in English language and literature at the University of Virginia Library

Style Manuals & Citation Help

MLA style is a popular citation style for English language and literature, but it is not the only one. Some professors (or publishers, if you are writing an article to be published) may prefer a different style, such as Chicago style, so always check before you format and submit your work.