I am trying to write a paper in proper MLA (Modern Language Association) format, but I am having trouble understanding how it all goes together. Is there an example document or template for MLA (with citations, including parenthetical) for (La)TeX? I find incomplete examples all over the place and I just can't seem to put it together correctly.
If you need MLA-style citations for an article or paper, use the
If you are looking for a specific document class for a term paper for a class that needs to be in MLA style there isn't a very good format around, although there is the
mla-paper package. To use the
mla-paper package with
biblatex-mla see this question here: biblatex and mla-paper making weird headings.
Since the kinds of formatting required for a term paper may be quite relaxed, it might be better to just format your paper yourself using standard packages such as
titlesec plus the
setspace package for double spacing (which is often required by professors.) than to use
For most academic work, I find Ryan Aycock's MLA package sufficient. I've had problems citing URLs, movies and DVDs with biblatex-mla.