MLA style is usually used in English and the humanities. MLA stands for the Modern Language Association. The 8th edition (2016) of MLA is very similar to that of the 9th edition (2021).
The MLA Handbook is the official guide to MLA format. You can also visit the MLA Style Center for official guidance.
All Merced College students have access to Microsoft 365 (formerly branded as Office 365), which includes Word, through student email.
When to Cite
How to Cite
MLA citation requires two parts: