Your instructor usually determines which style you must use in your papers. Dance courses at WMU generally use MLA Style, however, if you aren't sure, ask your professor.
This page links to information on MLA style and others.
Please note, the 8th edition of the MLA has been recently published. Please visit:
Please visit the following interactive guide for a good introduction to the new MLA 8th edition formatting models. Click "Get Started" to access examples and a template for formatting your Works Cited entries:
Here is the WMU Libraries' Quick Guide for MLA 8th edition:
If your professor would like you to use MLA 7th edition formatting, please see the following guide:
Generally, you will only use one of these style manuals as a guide for how to cite sources and arrange parts of research papers. However, you may find general advice on research in all of these.