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MLA Citation Style 9th Edition: Welcome

What is MLA?

MLA Style is a set of guidelines for writing, formatting research papers and assignments, and referencing sources. When citing in MLA, you need to cite all the sources that you have used within the body of your work (in-text citation), and in the Works Cited list at the end of your essay or assignment.

End-of-Paper Checklist

This citation guide is based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (9th ed.). The contents are accurate to the best of our knowledge. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. It is used/adapted with the permission of Seneca Libraries. For information please contact When copying this guide, please retain this box.