MLA Documentation Resources

MLA Documentation and Citation Information

The Modern Language Association (MLA) provides a method of crediting sources for research papers, analytical essays, and projects.  Below are links to refer to as you work on these for your classes.   All of the links are to Purdue Online Writing (, one of the best resources for MLA documentation.  When in doubt, ask your teacher or the librarian for guidance.  

MLA Formatting and Style Guide

In-Text Citations--The Basics

MLA--Formatting Quotations

MLA Works Cited Page--Basic Format

MLA Works Cited Page--Books

MLA Works Cited Page--Periodicals

MLA Works Cited Page--Electronic Sources

MLA Works Cited Page--Other Common Sources

MLA Sample Works Cited Page

MLA Sample Paper (You may need to refresh)

MLA General Format