MLA 8th Edition
The Modern Language Association created the MLA Style to provide researchers with guidelines for writing and documenting scholarly borrowings. Use MLA to cite Math, History and English.
A citation consists of the author and title of the source and the container. A container is the element that "holds" the source. Example: If you read an articled on the website, the article is the source and the website is the container. If you read a short story, the story is the source and the anthology is the container.
The MLA core elements are:
Here are some basic "How To's":
However, if you are using tables or documents created by another source, use the guide below to give the author credit.