Citations 101: MLA
MLA Style is from the Modern Language Association. It is commonly used in the fields of arts, humanities and literature.
- MLA Handbook, 8th edition (LB2369 .G53 2016, 2nd & 3rd Floors) - The official handbook for MLA citations and documentation.
- MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th Edition (LB2369 .G53 2009, 2nd & 3rd Floors) - The previous edition of MLA.
Capitalize all the major words in the titles of books, articles, and journals.
- Example Book Title: The History of History: A Novel of Berlin
- Example Journal Title: Journal of the Scientific Study of Religion
MLA uses a "container" concept, where you include the overall container of the resource you are using. A container may be a journal, a database, a book (for a chapter), a website, etc.