MLA (Modern Language Association) is most commonly used to cite sources in the humanities, especially in writing on language and literature.
The MLA Handbook, 8th edition (2016), is the source students should consult to get more information about MLA style. A copy of the MLA Handbook is available at the Reference Desk.
We highly recommend the Purdue web site that explain MLA style guidelines and provide examples of MLA documentation:
If you need more information about MLA research paper formatting or documentation, the MLA Handbook, 7th edition (2009), is the source to consult. Copies of the Handbook are available at the Reference Desk and in the Reference Stacks.
Here a few general notes about the MLA's rules for citing electronic resources: