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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 9th Edition): How Do I Cite?

Discover the ins and outs of MLA citation

How Do I Cite...

For specific formatting guidelines and examples, choose the type of source that you would like to cite from the "How do I cite?" drop-down menu. To learn how to cite different works, evaluate the source, and determine which core elements are applicable. Refer to the Understanding Core Elements page for more information.

For for general information about MLA citation, including common citation examples, please visit the MLA 9 Intro page or the Understanding Core Elements page on this guide, as well as the Quick How To about Citing Sources in MLA Style.