Style Guide

Modern Language Association (MLA)

The English Department uses Modern Language Association (MLA) format for citation and manuscripts. Copies of the newest version of the MLA Handbook are available in the bookstore for purchase or in the University Library reserves.

There are also a number of online MLA citation guides that can be useful for students. Two of the most extensive guides available are:

Note: there may be instances where course instructors may require additional or modified formatting. In addition, guides are updated regularly so if you are unsure which edition of MLA to use, please contact your professor.