The most recent editions of the MLA manual and handbook have significant changes from the past editions, highlights of these changes include:
- Publisher's location is no longer required for book citations
- URLs are required
- Write out "vol." and "no."
- Do not write "Print" or "Web"
Author, Albert A. Title of Book. Publisher, 2001.
Author, Albert A., Bernard B. Author, and Charles C. Author. "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, vol. xx, no. x, 2001, pp. xxx-xx.
Chapters from Books
Author, Albert A. "Title of Chapter." Title of Book, edited by Bernard B. Bohm. 2nd ed., vol. 8. Publisher, 2001, pp. xxx-xx.
Online periodical from databases:
Author, Albert A., Author, Brandon B., and Author, Charles C. "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, vol. xx, no. x, 2001, pp. xx-xx. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/2343857935.
Other online document:
Author, Albert A. "Title of Page." Title of Web Site, URL.
MLA Style Guides in Snowden Library
8th ed. New York: MLA, 2016.
Located at the Citation Station
Other MLA Style Web Sites
MLA formatting and style guide
Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University