The MLA publishes two authoritative explanations of MLA style: we have copies of both titles in the library.
English students are expected to read widely in their subject area, and to use this reading in their assignments and essays. When you do this, you must acknowledge all the sources you use in a process called ‘referencing’. The English discipline requires you to use the MLA Referencing system. (currently the 7th edition).
The Library Search engine has an automatic citation convertor (MLA 7th edition & MLA 8th edition. NOTE 2017: The English discipline is currently using the 7th edition of MLA). From the Details screen of the book or article that you have found, click on Actions and select the Citation option.
.After selecting your referencing style, copy and paste the citation into your Works Cited list - check it carefully, it may need a couple of minor adjustments to be exactly right.