The research citation experts over at the M.L.A. just released their 2021 edition of the handbook. Do you know the differences between the 8th and 9th editions? If not, join me for this quick overview of the rule changes that’ll impact students this fall:

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It’s mid-December and I’m on my third round of essays. By now, students know what I expect. Or, I should say, most of my students know what I expect. For about 10 percent of my kids, I’m just not sure what they’re hearing while I’m talking. Take, for instance, the simple box-checking task of M.L.A. […]