About MLA Style
Modern Language Association (MLA) style is commonly used in Humanities courses, such as English, for citing references in student papers.
This guide is based on the MLA Handbook (7th ed.) that was published in 2009.
Page numbers in brackets refer to specific pages in the handbook.
Check out the General Style Guidelines page to learn more about what's different in the 7th edition.
For more examples and information, consult the MLA Handbook (7th ed.), located in the Reference Collection.
The following sections of this LibGuide provide you with information and examples that will help you to cite the sources that you come across during your research.