The following two presentations will give you an overview of the MLA (Modern Language Association) format. As you review the information, you might want to take notes on the specific formatting rules. A quiz is coming! The presentations were originally created for a virtual school in Georgia, but everything said here applies to you all.
MLA Format #1
MLA Format #2
Online Writing Lab at Purdue University
It is also important to know where to go if and when you have questions about MLA Format. The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University provides a wealth of information on MLA Format and will greatly assist you as you begin to incorporate these rules into your formal writing. Here is a short demonstration of the various resources available to you at the OWL website.
Purdue Online Writing Lab http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ 7 August 2012