MLA: Modern Language Association
MLA style for documentation is widely used in the humanities, especially in writing on language and literature.
From the MLA website:
The most complete information about MLA style can be found in the official MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. This handbook is available at the SU Library. Check for specific location and availability.
Works Cited Page: Basic Format
Additional Resources for using MLA Style Citations
Abbreviations used in MLA Style Format
Sample MLA Style Works Cited Page
The above links are made available through The OWL at Purdue, an Online Writing Lab created and maintained by the English department at Purdue University