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 and Jupiter.
MLA Handbook. 8th ed., Modern Language Association, 2016.
REF LB2369 .G53 2016
Now available from MLA Style!
While the following sources are helpful, the Libraries recommend verifying the accuracy of citations by consulting the rules of an appropriate style guide.
This webinar introduces formatting a paper, creating in-text citations, and documenting sources using MLA citation style. It also provides the reasons students are asked to use MLA.
from the OWL at Purdue:
A bibliography is a list of sources (books, journals, Web sites, periodicals, etc.) one has used for researching a topic. Bibliographies are sometimes called "References" or "Works Cited" depending on the style format you are using. A bibliography usually just includes the bibliographic information (i.e., the author, title, publisher, etc.).
An annotation is a summary and/or evaluation. Therefore, an annotated bibliography includes a summary and/or evaluation of each of the sources. Depending on your project or the assignment, your annotations may do one or more of the following.
For more help, see our handout on paraphrasing sources.
For more help, see our handouts on evaluating resources.
Your annotated bibliography may include some of these, all of these, or even others. If you're doing this for a class, you should get specific guidelines from your instructor.