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MLA International Bibliography

The MLA International Bibliography provides a subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. (See Scope of the Bibliography.) It is compiled by the staff of the MLA Office of Bibliographic Information Services with the cooperation of more than 100 contributing bibliographers in the United States and abroad. Available online, the MLA International Bibliography annually indexes over 66,000 books and articles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Be Included in the Bibliography

CONTENT

Scope of the Bibliography
Inclusion of Electronic Publications
Inclusion of Scholarly Web Sites
Inclusion of Publisher-Provided Abstracts
Book Collections
Descriptors and Indexing
Retrospective Content in the Bibliography

USING THE BIBLIOGRAPHY

Electronic Format of the Bibliography
How to Use the Bibliography
Does Your Library Subscribe to the Bibliography?
Why Is Searching the Bibliography Better Than Searching Google?
The Bibliography versus Other Databases
Full-Text Linking
JSTOR and the Bibliography
MLA Bibliography Search-Tutorial Videos

INFORMATION FOR LIBRARIES

Institutional Subscriptions
Comparison of Distributors
Discovery Services

MLA DIRECTORY OF PERIODICALS

About the Directory of Periodicals
Search the Directory

BIBLIOGRAPHERS AND THE MLA STAFF

How to Reach the MLA Office of Bibliographic Information Services
MLA International Bibliography Staff
MLA Field Bibliographers
MLA Bibliography Fellowships

 

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