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MLA Style Guide: Home

MLA Style is the system for documenting sources in academic writing developed by the Modern Language Association.  MLA style is used primarily in the humanities in English, literature, language, and arts. The guidelines are published in the MLA Handbook, the latest edition -- the 8th -- was published in April 2016 and uses one universal citation format for all types of sources regardless of publication format.
NOTE: Forthcoming in April 2021 is the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook that works as both a textbook and a reference guide.

Works Cited: A Quick Guide

MLA Citation Template





MLA Handbook

A Step-by-Step Guide for MLA Style Student Papers

Reading & Writing with Sources

Additional Resources