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MLA: 8th Edition Works Cited Guide

Divided into categories, this libguide offers basic templates and examples. For questions beyond the basics, please see the handbook--on reserve at the Central Service Desk. Ask for it by call number: LB2369 .G53 2016.

Welcome to MLA 8th Edition

In 2016, the Modern Language Association published the MLA Handbook, 8th editionThose familiar with MLA style will notice some significant differences between the 7th and the 8th.

For questions beyond the basics, please consult the MLA Handbook, 8th edition. Bush Memorial Library has one copy in the Reference Collection on the first floor. Ask for it by call number: LB2369 .G53 2016. And we have a second copy in our circulating collection. During COVID-19, library staff will pull books for users, instead of users doing it themselves. Contact the Central Service Desk for help with access to the copy in the Reference collection, or Sign-In to CLICsearch and use the Request option to have the circulating copy pulled and held for you to come pick up.    For further assistance, please consult a librarian


OWL at Purdue University offers this comprehensive guide to citing sources: