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MLA Citation Guide

MLA Citations

MLA Style is often used for classes in the humanities, such as English and history. The APA Citation Style is the other common format at Butler Community College, usually used in the sciences. See the APA citations guide for more information.

The formats in this guide are based on the 8th edition of the MLA HandbookFor a summary of the changes to the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook, see "What's New in the Eighth Edition" on the MLA website.

Questions? Ask a librarian, consult the MLA Handbook (see above), or visit the MLA Style Center.

8th Edition Handouts


NoodleTools is a citation manager, which helps you format and organize your citations. It is available free of charge to students currently enrolled in at least one Butler course.