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Citation Guide: MLA Style

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MLA Style

The Modern Language Association's style manual is used by writers in the humanities and liberal arts, including history, foreign languages, art, music, performance art and theater, literature, and religion.

MLA Style Resources

MLA Style Examples

Book in print:

Diaz, Junot. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Riverhead Books, 2007.

Aritcle from a database:

Zellner, Harold. "Sappho's Sparrows." The Classical World, vol. 101, no. 4, Summer 2008, pp. 435-442. JSTOR,


Hollmichel, Stephanie. "The Reading Brain: Differences between Digital and Print." So Many Books, 25 Apr. 2013,