Recent questions from Ask the MLA
How do I cite a quotation I include in a title or heading?
Quoted material must be attributed wherever it occurs. In your prose, this generally means including an in-text citation or endnote in due proximity to the… Read More
Can I name an interviewee as the author of a collection of interviews?
MLA style names the interviewee as the author of individual interviews (see MLA Handbook, appendix 2). When your source is a collection of interviews of… Read More
Where do I place the period when the Title of Source element ends with a single and a double closing quotation mark?
A period is always used after the Title of Source element in a works-cited-list entry, as described in section 5.120 of the MLA Handbook (217). Read More
What’s new in the second edition of the MLA Guide to Digital Literacy?
The second edition of one of the MLA’s best-selling classroom guides helps students understand why digital literacy is a crucial skill for their education, future… Read More