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MLA Manual: MLA 8 Citation Help

This guide indicates the appropriate form for layout, in-text citations, and works cited page as specified by the Modern Language Association (MLA).

New MLA 8 Core Components

MLA Handbook, 8th Edition

Find a copy at the JWU libraries, or order online.

JWU Student Handbook

Refer to Academic Policies > Academic Misconduct to review the official JWU Policies regarding Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty.

Finding MLA Citations

MLA citations can be found in many of the library databases and the JWU Worldcat catalog. Always check for accuracy by referring to an official MLA style guide. See Top MLA 8 Guides.

EBSCO databases:


Gale databases:


ProQuest databases:


JWU Worldcat catalog (JWU Library "Everything" search box):