MLA (8th) Referencing Style Guide

MLA is the official style of the Modern Languages Association of America.

These MLA Referencing Guides from Purdue University and the University of Canterbury contain examples to help you cite sources using MLA eighth edition.

Official Style Guides & Info

  • MLA Handbook. 8th ed.,  Modern Languages Association, 2016
  • Okun, Maureen and Nora Ruddock. The Broadview Pocket Guide to Citation and Documentation, 2nd ed., Broadview Press, 2016.
  • MLA Style Centre offers free online support to users of the MLA Handbook and anyone interested in editing, writing, and research. The only official website devoted to MLA style, it provides:
    • tools for creating works-cited-list entries
    • instructions on formatting research papers
    • the opportunity to submit your own questions
    • insights about MLA style from the MLA’s editors
    • sample research papers