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Citation Resource Guide: MLA

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The MLA Handbook is a publication of the Modern Language Association. The MLA's style is widely used in the humanities.

Borrow the Handbook

Copies of the MLA Handbook (7th or 8th edition) can be borrowed from the National University Library. If you live outside of San Diego, you can request that a copy be delivered to your home address or nearest campus using our Books Direct service.

MLA Handbook

  • See if a copy of the MLA Handbook (8th edition) is available here.
  • See if a copy of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th edition) is available here.

Suggested Websites

We like to use the following websites:

NU Library Handouts

Download a copy of our 8th edition MLA Reference Guide handout here.

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