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HP 326: Music and the Arts: MLA Citation Guide

This guide will help you locate resources related to music and the arts, and get started on your research.


Please note MLA is now in the 8th Edition. The 7th Edition is no longer being used. See the tab MLA 8th Edition for the new rules. 

What is MLA?

MLA stands for Modern Language Association. It is a way to format your paper and give credit to your sources. 

Who uses MLA style?

  • The humanities use MLA style including: art, literature, music, philosophy and others.

MLA 7th Ed. Handbook

MLA Videos