What is MLA?

MLA (or Modern Language Association) style is used predominantly in the fields of English studies (language & literature), foreign languages & literature, literary criticism, comparative literature and cultural studies.  This library guide provides basic rules for citing different types of sources in MLA style [8th edition 2016] as well as providing links to other guides and information sources about using MLA. 

The MLA Style Center is a new online resource with additional information about MLA style.  It includes:

 For more information, ask for the MLA Handbook Eighth Edition at the Learning Commons Information desk, or check out a copy of the handbook to take home.

Additional MLA Style Resources on the Web


This guide is recreated with permission from the University of Alberta Libraries.

Customized for the Delaware County Community College Community