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MLA 8 Help Page: 7. Publisher

Need help with MLA 8? This comprehensive guide provides answers to many common questions.

Formatting your page



  • 1 inch margins
  • Double spaced 
  • Size 12 Times New Roman font
  • Hanging margins (use ruler!)
  • Arranged alphabetically according to the first word in the citation (after A, An, or The)
  • No abbreviations
  • Header
  • Alphabetized
  • Reverse indented
  • Double-spaced


Fixing mistakes