The MLA Handbook
The seventh edition is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to research and writing in the online environment. It provides an authoritative update of MLA documentation style for use in student writing, including simplified guidelines for citing works published on the Web and new recommendations for citing several kinds of works, such as digital files and graphic narratives.
MLA Citation Guides Online
Creating a Citation in MLA 8th edition style
Use the practice template below, to gather and record information about your source. No matter what type of source you need to cite- paper, digital, books, articles, images websites, videos You can use this template. Most citations will not have all 9 core elements but you should fill in as many elements as you can. Your goals are to acknowledge the source of information, and to make your audience be able to find that source.