Student Research Paper Sample with MLA Documentation
A Representative Student Research Paper Using Modern Language
Association (MLA) Parenthetical In-text Documentation
This handout offers general guidelines for typical freshman
English 111 research papers. Students must ask their teachers
specific requirements of their assignments, however.
Students should type their papers on one side of the page. Standard
margins are 1" on each side.Margins here have been adjusted
to accommodate annotations (explanatory notes in the margins).
Visit the open lab for a WordPerfect template that automatically
formats your research paper in the MLA style, please read the
instructions located on the last page of this handout.
For editing tips, you may pick up the Practical
Punctuation Guide and other handouts available at the Writing
Center or at http://www.tcc.edu/students/resources/writcent/index.htm
Revised October 22,1999 This sample paper is available as a PDF
document. In order to view
and print PDF documents, Adobe Acrobat Reader software must be
installed on your computer.