Information contained in this guide is based on the eighth edition of The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers.
A copy of the MLA Handbook is available at the library circulation desk for 2 hour reserve use, and at the Research Help Desk for guided use.
This LibGuide is designed to provide a basic understanding of the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation and writing style. MLA is commonly used for writing in the Arts and Humanities.
There are five tabbed sections (above) included in this guide:
This LibGuide in no way replaces the full MLA Handbook. If questions should arise in properly documenting and citing sources the complete handbook provides much more detail and direction.
Important: Be sure to always follow your instructor's guidelines when writing your papers.