students running on track Bibliographies come in many different styles for different subject areas. One of the most-used bibliographic styles is that of the Modern Language Association (MLA).

Book Sources

Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, 2nd edition. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1998. [DANA REF DESK PN 147 .G444 1998]

Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 6th edition. New York: MLA, 2003. [DANA REF LB2369.G53 2003].

Web Sources

MLA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue University Online Writing Laboratory)
Based on the print MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, 2nd edition [Dana Reference Desk #276] and the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 6th edition.
[] (Website to accompany Bedford St. Martin's guides)
Excellent, clear information about MLA style.

Frequently Asked Questions about MLA Style
Up-to-date information from the Modern Language Association itself.

MLA Citation Style
Color-coded MLA guide from Long Island University.

Cite Source - MLA Style
MLA guide from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.



Hinton, Alexander Laban, ed.  Biocultural Approaches to the Emotions.  

    Cambridge and New York:  Cambridge University  Press, 1999.

Work from a Library Subscription Service (Online Journal Article)

Hartmann, Douglas, and Gerteis, Joseph.  "Dealing with Diversity: Mapping 

    Multiculturalism in Sociological Terms."  Sociological Theory

    23 (2005): 218-240.  Academic Search Premier.  Ebsco Information 

    Services.  Rutgers University Libraries, Newark,  NJ.  30 Jun. 2005 


Article from a Scholarly Journal (Print)

Watson, James D., and Crick, Francis H.C.  "A Structure for Deoxyribose 

    Nucleic Acid."   Nature 171 (1953): 737-38.  

Article from Newspaper

Watkins, Paul. "A Promise of Redemption: A Memoir by a Young Lawyer, the 

    Son of a White American Mother and a Black Kenyan Father."  New York Times 

    6 Aug. 1995: BR 17. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times. 

    ProQuest. Rutgers University Libraries, Newark, NJ.  20 Jun. 2006  


Scholarly Project on the Web

Literary Resources on the Net.  Ed. Jack Lynch.  15 Jun. 2004.  Rutgers 

    University.  29 Jun. 2005  <>.
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