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MLA Handbook, 9th edition
Created by the Modern Language Association, MLA is most often used by the Humanities. The MLA Handbook can be found in the FAU libraries in Boca Raton. .
MLA Handbook. 9th ed., Modern Language Association, 2021.
REF LB2369 .G53 2021 (At Boca Raton Campus Services Desk in Reserves)
Creating an MLA Research Paper (9th edition)
FAU Libraries recommend verifying the accuracy of citations by consulting the rules of an appropriate style guide.
MLA Style Center (9th ed.)
Writing resources from the Modern Language Association - publishers of the MLA Handbook
Formatting your Paper
The following guidelines have been widely adopted by instructors and educational institutions to standardize manuscript formatting, making it easier for instructors to evaluate papers and theses and for writers to focus on making decisions about their research, ideas, and prose. Follow the directions of your instructor, school, or publisher if you are asked to use different formatting guidelines.
Citations by Format
Examples from the MLA.org site showing how to cite five basic source types: Books; Online works; Songs, recordings, and performances; Movies, videos, and television shows; Images.
MLA Citation Guide
University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
CrossRef - Free DOI Lookup
Search this database to locate the unique Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for your article citiation. The CrossRef system currently provides three ways for you to retrieve an individual DOI.
Lesson plans, teaching tips, writing resources, and other teaching resources.
Differences between MLA 8 and MLA 9
MLA Annotated Bibliographies