MLA style is one of the easiest citation styles because it is often parenthetical (in text citations).
  • Great explanation of citations are found at Purdue or APU.
  • Here is a sample paper of these citations in MS Word and PDF.


Basically, you simply use the author's last name and the page number, at the end of the sentence - note there is NO COMMA.
  • Paul projected a hypothecial situation when he wrote Rom 14-15 (Karris 67-70).

For Bible passages, you DO NOT write out chapter and verse.
  • CORRECT: Rom 1:3
  • INCORRECT: Romans chapter one verse three