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Writing/Composition: MLA

Use this guide to help when writing papers.

Available in the Library:

You can find the following manuals on the Reserve shelf in our library available for consultation:  


There is a new LibGuide with more details on MLA 8th edition here.

  Modern Language Association (MLA) Style

The MLA Style is used for most majors. 

You can use MLA Style for the following subjects:

Church Ministries

Deaf Ministries

Digital Media

English Literature

Intercultural Studies


It's always good to check with your professors first to see what style they prefer. 

Modern Language Association (MLA) Style - Online Resources

Understanding MLA 8th Edition

Subject Guide

MLA Handouts

Here are some quick reference sheets for some of the most commonly used formats: