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MLA Style Guide 9th Edition


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

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