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How To Cite Sources: MLA

This guide provides links to tip sheets for commonly used citation styles.

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MLA 9th Edition Tip Sheet

MLA 9th Edition Style Resources

MLA Handbook, Ninth Edition cover art
Authority: Modern Language Association (MLA)
Current edition: MLA Handbook (9th), published in 2021 
Disciplines: used primarily in English and humanities courses
Visit the MLA Style Center for resources on using the 9th edition style correctly, including how to avoid plagiarism, sample papers, and other guidance.
Additional Resources from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)                          

Citation Tools


NoodleTools Express is a user-friendly citation generator. 

  • Cite websites, books, articles, images, journals, databases, etc.
  • Create citations in MLA 8th edition, APA 6th edition, and Chicago 16th edition.
  • Create in-text citations and footnotes.

Note: For best results read and follow the guidance in the pop-up messages as you fill in each field.