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:
If you need formating for the MLA 7th edition, please visit 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.