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MLA Style Guide
MLA 2009 Formatting and Style Guide
This resource, part of The Owl, created at Purdue University, is updated to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.). It offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
KnightCite Citation Service
Create a citation in MLA format on the fly. A project of Calvin College's Hekman Library.
MLA Style Guide Citation Examples from Northern Michigan University
This Guide is based on the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, 6th edition. It includes some of the more common examples for citing references in a list of works cited or bibliography.
Print editions of MLA Style Guides
MLA Handbook by
Call Number: LB2369 .G53 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
Works are published today in a dizzying range of formats. A book, for example, may be read in print, online, or as an e-book--or perhaps listened to in an audio version. On the Web, modes of publication are regularly invented, combined, and modified. Previous editions of the MLA Handbook provided separate instructions for each format, and additional instructions were required for new formats. In this groundbreaking new edition of its best-selling handbook, the MLA recommends instead one universal set of guidelines, which writers can apply to any type of source.
MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing by
Call Number: PN147 .G444 2008
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Reorganized and revised, the third edition of the MLA Style Manual offers complete, up-to-date guidance on writing scholarly texts, documenting research sources, submitting manuscripts to publishers, and dealing with legal issues surrounding publication.