The MLA citation format was developed by the Modern Language Association, and is often used by students taking courses in the humanities. If your instructor has asked that you use MLA format, and you need help constructing citations, go to the Library's "Citing Sources" page for assistance.
The NCC Librarians and Learning Center staff have collaborated to bring you a concise guide to using MLA format, which contains examples based on the databases you will find at the NCC Libraries. To view this guide as a PDF file or to print it, click the link below.
1) The MLA Handbook has its own website, which includes a quick citation guide, list of frequently asked questions, and a video tutorial.
2) Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) has lots of helpful information about using MLA style, including sample citations, video tutorials, and a tool that will automatically convert publication information into the correct format.