The MLA Style Center is the authorized website about MLA style from the Modern Language Association. This free, continually updated resource is designed as a companion to the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. It offers several great tools, including these resources:
What’s New in the Eighth Edition
|The eighth edition of the MLA Handbook, published in 2016, rethinks documentation for an era of digital publication. The MLA now recommends a universal set of guidelines that writers can apply to any source and gives writers in all fields—from the sciences to the humanities—the tools to intuitively document sources. Learn more below about the changes to MLA guidelines.|
The new MLA Handbook provides "universal guidelines" for use across all format types. Each element below should be part of the Works Cited reference, if given in the source.
Putting It Together
Goldman, Anne. "Questions of Transport: Reading Primo Levi Reading Dante." The Georgia
Review, vol.64, no. 1, 2010, pp.69-88. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41403188.
Modern Language Association (MLA) Style is often used to document research in the arts and humanities:
1. To identify (cite) ideas and information from others that are incorporated in a paper.
2. To create a list of sources used in a paper.