Recent questions from Ask the MLA
How do I cite one person’s testimony in a congressional hearing?
Your source for congressional testimony may be a transcript, audio recording, or video recording of all or part of a hearing. Style each source using… Read More
In a quotation from a play, how do I show that material has been omitted?
The answer depends on the nature of the quotation. If you quote dialogue from more than one speaker in a play, set the material as… Read More
How do I cite a source that uses “supplement” as part of its Number element?
This post explains how to cite a work that uses "supplement" in its Number element Read More
When altering a quotation in a language other than English, should the alteration be in the language of the quotation?
Yes: use the language of the quotation, rather than the language of the surrounding prose, to make necessary alterations to quoted material. The following example… Read More