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MLA - Referencing Guide

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Refer to the following publications for more information on citing references using the MLA style:

Modern Language Association of America. MLA Handbook. 8th ed., MLA, 2016.

Located in the Geoffrey Bolton Library at R 808.02 MLA 2016.

Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing. 3rd ed., Modern Language Association of America, 2008.

Located in the Geoffrey Bolton Library at 808.027 MLA 2008.

 

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Founded in 1883, the Modern Language Association of America (MLA) promotes the study and teaching of language and literature.

MLA style is widely used in the humanities, especially in writing on language and literature.

The MLA publishes two authoritative explanations of MLA style:

                                         

The MLA Handbook is the Association's guide for high school and undergraduate students on the preparation of research papers.

The MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing is the Association's guide for postgraduate students, scholars, and professional writers.