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Citation help for popular styles, including APA, MLA, Turabian, and Chicago, as well as some lesser known styles.

Welcome to the MLA style 9th edition research page! This page's goal was to synthesize MLA style into a format that is easy to understand and should you have difficulties,  easy to access links that contain helpful information. Please note, as with any formatting guidelines, your professor's or instructor's formatting and styling preferences supersedes those of MLA's (since they are the ones grading your papers-not MLA). 

If you have trouble please feel free to reach out to Ask a Librarian through chat, phone, or email. 

MLA Handbook, 9th edition

Cover image for 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)

Also see resources for the MLA Handbook, 8th edition.

MLA PowerPoint and Handout

Below you will find an PowerPoint on MLA style. Keep in mind that this is a basic overview of MLA Style. This only contains examples and explanations of the most common questions and trouble that students encounter. For full in-depth explanations or example, please see the MLA Style Guide Manual. 

You will also find an Avoiding Plagiarism Checklist. 

Video Tutorials

Above is a playlist from the SmartStudent Youtube page, the tutorial videos in the playlist focus on using MLA style 9th edition. 

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 Annotated Bibliographies

Exit Survey for Library Instructional Session

Last updated on May 25, 2024 12:49 PM