MLA 8th edition has a new approach to citations. They use a universal set of guidelines using what they term "containers" that can be applied to any source. This method incorporates core elements that need to be included, when available, in your citations:
NOTE: Each element is followed by the punctuation indicated in the list.
Please visit the MLA Style Center for more information about this new citation method.
Please note that the information provided on these pages is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice.
If you need additional assistance citing sources in MLA beyond what is provided here, speak to your professor or contact the Wolak Learning Center (Campus Students) or Online Writing Center (Online Students) for additional help.