Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

MLA Style Guide

Including Images in the Body of Your Paper


  • Align the image to the same 1" margins as the rest of your paper
  • Label the image Figure or Fig., with a number, starting at 1
  • Include a caption. If you do not refer to source anywhere else in your text, AND the caption includes full reference information, it is not necessary to include the source in the works cited


Figure, works cited entry required

Figure, works cited entry not required

Example from:

Library Contact & Hours | Privacy