MLA is the citation style created by the Modern Language Association. It is most often used within the humanities. 

Online Resources Recommended by MSU Writing Center Tutors

  • MLA Style Centerby the Modern Language Association of America 
    • Citations with examples, sample MLA papers, and a searchable “Ask the MLA” FAQ for all your burning MLA questions. 
  • Purdue OWL 
    • The tried-and-true resource used by many students. 
  • MLA Style Guide by the MSU Library 
    • Additional resources compiled by the library