These OWL resources will help you learn how to use the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation and format style. This section contains resources on in-text citation and the Works Cited page, as well as MLA sample papers.
This resource helps users investigate controversial topics by framing thoughtful questions, revealing the background story behind the issues and providing scholars' perspectives and analyses, allowing students to formulate educated opinions on hotly debated "gray area" subjects.
The Perspectives sections provide tools to conduct historical inquiry lessons focused on compelling questions such as "Is Barbie psychologically harmful to young girls?"; "Do violent video games have harmful effects on players?"; and "Is the death penalty constitutional?"
A wide variety of primary sources provides context for the issues, including such documents as the Clean Air Act (1963) and the Copenhagen Accord (2009) and more than 4,000 images and audio and visual files, including interviews with LGBT veterans describing their experiences under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell".