MLA style for documentation is widely used in the humanities, especially in writing on language and literature. Generally simpler and more concise than other styles, MLA style features brief parenthetical citations in the text keyed to an alphabetical list of works cited that appears at the end of the work.
Note that MLA updated to its 8th edition in 2016. Please make sure that you are accessing examples formatted using the correct version for your needs. MLA - What's new in the 8th edition?
See the new UON Library Guide to MLA here
For more information on the MLA Style please use the following links:
MLA Guide from the Library, Murdoch University [MLA 8].
MLA 8th Guide from the Library, Monash University
Purdue OWL Guide to MLA from Purdue University (US) - includes sample papers [MLA 8].
MLA Style Guide from the Leland Speed Library, Mississippi College (US) [MLA 8].
MLA Citation Style from the Library, University of Western Australia [mix of MLA 7 and MLA 8, with each edition labelled].
MLA Style Center from the Modern Language Association