MLA Documentation

The documentation style of the Modern Language Association (MLA) is used by university students, primarily for literature and humanities classes. The following guidelines are based on Joseph Gibaldi's MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition (2010).

You should always check with course instructors for any specific requirements or preferences that may differ from the standard MLA guidelines presented below.

MLA Style Documentation (pdf)

MLA Formatting Tutorial for Microsoft Word 2007-10 (pdf)