MLA Referencing

The MLA style of referencing uses in-text citations rather than footnotes or endnotes. The citations in-text are very brief, usually just the author's family name and a relevant page number. These citations correspond to the full references in the list of works cited at the end of the document.

Useful Links

Cite Them Right (referencing resource)

  • Cite Them Right Online: Login via the top right link and enter your institution name for access ('University of Birmingham' for UoB members; you may be prompted for your own login details).  ook for MLA style for individual examples, or search MLA in the search bar (top right)

Official Website


Other Resources

Externally-produced videos can be found on public platforms, for example from HSLanguageArts on MLA In-text Citations and MLA Works Cited: these may not be accessible in all territories.  



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