by The Modern Language Association of America
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
This guide is intended to help you cite sources in MLA style, avoid plagiarism, learn what MLA style is and includes, examples of MLA style, lead you to campus resources that can help you cite sources in MLA.
Within this guide, you'll find example reference citations for a Works Cited page as well as links to sample in-text citations. Use this guide as an introduction to basic MLA citation style; further examples are found in the MLA Handbook and at the Library Reference Desk.
Citing sources correctly in a recognized format like MLA is fundamental to being a successful writer, scholar, and citizen. When you cite sources, you recognize original work, you creatively and intelligently build on what others have done, and you show awareness of the topic. In other words, when you cite sources, your work is more credible and ethical.
MLA Basics: What’s New in MLA 8
For additional information see the link below: https://style.mla.org/whats-new/