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MLA Handbook Plus is now accessible as a trial!


The cornerstone of MLA Handbook Plus is the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook, released in print in spring 2021. The ninth edition was created in direct, sustained dialogue with the instructors, librarians, and students around the world who use the handbook every day. A comprehensive reference work and textbook, the new handbook features:

  • 400 pages
  • seven chapters, three of which are devoted to documentation
  • 142 visual examples
  • over 500 sample citations 
  • two appendixes
  • a comprehensive index

Guide to changes between MLA Handbook 8e and 9e:


Access to MLA Handbook Plus is currently available through our IP range at our Central, South, North, and Downtown campuses. You are also able to access the site off their institution’s IP range by creating an individual account. Please see instructions below.

To access MLA Handbook Plus outside of IP range on registered a user account:

  • While on network go to
  • In the upper-right hand corner click “Register”
  • Complete the required fields to create an account
  • To access click on MLA Handbook in top half of screen

After your account is created you can access outside of IP range, as well as utilize the saved search feature, which helps users manage their utilization of the site.

Resources to help you explore the site:

User Guide:


Choice Webinar: