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MLA Citation Page: About MLA Style

This page includes sources that will help you prepare a List of Works Cited in MLA format.

Books on MLA Style

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing
, 3rd edition. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2008. [ALEX, CAMDEN, DANA REF DESK PN 147 .G444 2008, CARR REF PN 147 .G444 2008 ]

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition. New York: MLA, 2009. [ALEX, CAMDEN, DANA REF AND REF DESK LB2369.G53 2009, CARR REF LB2369.G53 2009 ].

When To Use MLA

One of the most-used bibliographic styles for humanities is that of the Modern Language Association (MLA).  MLA is the style used in Rutgers writing courses and the default style for Rutgers undergraduates.   Your professor or subject area might require a different format.

MLA Style Online

MLA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue University Online Writing Laboratory)
Based on the print MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition.
[] (Website to accompany Bedford St. Martin's guides)
Excellent, clear information about MLA style.


MLA Citation Style
Color-coded MLA guide from Long Island University.


Cite Source - MLA Style
MLA guide from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.


Frequently Asked Questions about the MLA Style Manual
Key information from the Modern Language Association itself.

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