The Modern Language Association created MLA Style for use in the fields of language and literature.
Learn more at "What is MLA Style?"
Step 1: Determine the source type.
Is it a book, journal article, newspaper or encyclopedia entry?
Step 2: Decide if the source is print or digital.
Is the source from an online database, web site or a Library’s print collection?
Step 3: Find an example citation for the source type in a citation guide.
Step 4: Use the example as a template to create your citation.