More information on research, citations and formatting from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL). The Purdue OWL site has been completely redesigned; use the "Research and Citations" tab on the left to navigate to workshops and formatting guidelines for MLA Style.
A "click-and-drag" tutorial that demonstrates where to find elements for a citation in different types of resources and how to arrange them in proper order.
The Modern Language Association released its latest update. Below are some of the changes according to the website linked below.
Each entry in the list of works cited is composed of facts common to most works—the MLA core elements. They are assembled in a specific order.
Title of source.
Title of container,
The concept of containers is crucial to MLA style. When the source being documented forms part of a larger whole, the larger whole can be thought of as a container that holds the source. For example, a short story may be contained in an anthology. The short story is the source, and the anthology is the container. Reminder: a stand-alone source, such as a print book or a film on disc or tape, is both source and container.
Other "source/container" relationships may include: