Always check with your instructor on what format specifications to use for a particular class or assignment, especially when citing electronic resources including material found in library databases.
MLA citation style is a set of rules created by the Modern Language Association that establishes standards of written communication (college research papers; articles, books and other documents submitted for publication) including:
MLA citation style is often used in the following classes/fields:
Most of the examples in this guide were taken from the MLA Handbook. We keep a copy of the handbook at the Library Reference Desk at all three Reynolds campuses.