Formatting Requirements for Class of 2017 onwards:

EE Formatting Requirements:
- Arial 12
- Double-spaced
- Numbered pages
- Do not exceed 4000 words - there are penalties
File formats allowed:
- Appendix should be minimal (examiner is not required to read them)
- The essay will be uploaded to the IB – no more than 10 MB allowed

IB Extended Essay Sample Modern Language Association Version 8 (MLA) Citations and References

There are several citation styles developed for formatting research papers. IBO guidelines state that you must use one style consistently throughout your Extended Essay.

At Renaissance we recommend MLA 8th Edition.

MLA Formatting and Style Guide

MLA Referencing Style: MLA 8 Posters - in-text citations & works cited lists

Here are some common questions and answers for IB students regarding MLA: http://research.uwcsea.edu.sg/MLAquestions

These samples combine the requirements for the IB Essay and MLA Formatting:

(Harvard Referencing Guide - your science supervisor may ask you to use the Harvard Referencing System - if so here is a handy guide for you -

http://guides.is.uwa.edu.au/content.php?pid=43218&sid=318554 )

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