MLA: List of Works Cited
Tip: Check out this sample paper to find out what an essay in the MLA style looks like.
The examples found in the MLA section are based on the manual MLA Handbook, 9th ed., 2021.
The MLA citation style uses a method of creating citations that can be applied to any source. There are 9 core elements that are to be included in a citation.
Each of these 9 core elements is explained in more detail on this site (see sidebar menu). A comprehensive list of examples is also provided.
Tip: If an element is missing from your source, simply leave it out of your citation.