MLA Style, currently in its 8th edition, is a citation protocol established by the Modern Language Association. MLA is most often used in the Humanities disciplines including, but not limited to:
Be sure to check with your professor as to what citation style is required for each assignment!
What does MLA Style Include?
The library provides access to resources like books, eBooks, and websites that can help you cite sources in MLA style. Please visit our Citing Your Sources guide or explore the books and web resources listed below for help. You may also want to contact the Wolak Learning Center (Campus Students) or Online Writing Center (Online Students) for additional information about citing sources in MLA Style.
To find more books and eBooks on citing sources in MLA Style, please search the Multi-Search or the Online Library Catalog.
These web resources may be helpful if you need assistance citing sources in MLA Style. However, be sure to evaluate any sources you use--the Shapiro Library cannot vouch for the accuracy of information provided on external websites.
Via the Hoonuit database, currently enrolled SNHU students, faculty, and staff can access video tutorials that can help you cite sources in MLA style. When you click on a link below you will be prompted to log in. Please log in using your mySNHU credentials.
Visit these links to see examples of citing sources in MLA. Check out the OWL at Purdue website for more examples of MLA style formatting.
Still need help citing sources in MLA? Contact the Wolak Learning Center (Campus Students) at 603.645.9606 or TheLearningCenter@snhu.edu or the Online Writing Center (Online Students) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, all SNHU students, including online and evening students, enrolled in a writing intensive class may use SmarThinking--a free online tutoring service.
Alternatively, try one of these citation games or contact your professor for help: