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MLA Style Guide, 9th Edition: About MLA

MLA Handbook









A copy of this manual at the SHS Library or view the official MLA website at  

The Core Elements

No matter what type of source you have your goal is to find as many of the common elements and construct a citation.


The district subscribes to NoodleTools (NT) to give students access to a citation manager. In addition to helping you cite and manage sources you can also use it for note-taking and creating outlines. 


Thank You and Licensing

Super huge thanks to Librarian Angie Neely-Sardon at Indian River State College for making her original MLA Style Guide, 8th Edition available for re-use and adaptation under 

Creative Commons License

a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. It is based on the work, MLA Handbook, Eighth Edition by the Modern Language Association of America published in 2016.


Fall 2021 - Updated to MLA 9th Edition.