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Citation Style Guides: MLA

Use this guide to find examples, quick guides and useful websites for three common citation styles - ALA, MLA and Chicago

MLA Style Resources

Useful Sources

MLA Formatting and Style Guide from OWL, the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University - This is an excellent resource and a good starting point for familiarizing yourself with MLA Style.

The MLA Style Center - a free online companion to the new ninth edition of the MLA Handbook

MLA 9th Edition Handbook Guide from EasyBib

Works Cited: A Quick Guide

Formatting a Research Paper

MLA Practice Template*

from the MLA Style Center

For More Citation Help

If you have a specific question that isn't answered in this guide:

  • Contact your instructor
    Make certain that you are using the correct citation style

Formatting an Essay in MLA Style

So Many Sources!

Core Elements of MLA Style

The Authoritative Source for MLA style