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Citation Styles

MLA: An Introduction

Created by the Modern Language Association, MLA is most commonly used in the liberal arts and humanities. The 9th edition of the MLA Handbook was published in 2021.  

Are you wondering what happened to The MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing?  The manual went out of print in April 2016.  The MLA Handbook is now the authoritative source for MLA style. 

Books for MLA, 8th and 9th edition

Many professors are still transitioning to the new 9th editions for assignments.  Please check your assignment guidelines.

Websites for MLA

Automatic Citation Generators

Citation generators will automatically create a citation based on the information you provide.  Please be sure to input information correctly and double check the citation using the official citation guide or a reputable site, such as Purdue OWL.