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MLA Style Guide, 9th Edition: About MLA

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. Click here for a worksheet with additional guidance and to manually craft a citation. 



MLA Handbook









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

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.