Citation Styles -- APA, MLA, etc.: MLA

Sample citations, style guides & other writing resources
Need Help?
Ask Us!

MLA: Citation Guides

Changes in the 9th edition

Core Elements and Containers

With the 8th edition, MLA introduced the concepts of 'core elements' and 'containers' for citations. Core elements and containers (the concepts) are still in the 9th edition. Therefore the brief video below about the 8th edition is still relevant and useful. 

This video is also embedded in a tutorial that allows you to practice working with the new MLA style ...

MLA: Sample Citations Online

Below are links to examples of works cited from the Purdue OWL website.

Print Sources:

Online sources:

Other sources for MLA citation examples:

MLA: Basic Citation Tools

These basic tools can help begin the formatting process but often require additional input and editing by the user.

MLA: Advanced Citation Managers