MLA Citation Guide

MLA 9th Edition

MLA 9th edition was released Spring 2021. Check with your instructor whether they want you to use the 8th or 9th or your choice.
The format for both in-text and Works Cited citations remains the same except for multimedia sources but there are changes to other style rules for the text of your paper.

Sources that identify key changes from 8th to 9th:

As of July 13, Purdue OWL is still providing MLA 8th information

Most useful resources for MLA 9th Edition:

MLA 8th Edition:

Most useful resources

How to write your citations for an MLA 8th works cited page.

This video from OWL Purdue show how to correctly use in-text citations in MLA 8th.

The following video helps to explain how to format an MLA 8th paper but doesn't go into details on citations.