MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing

Third Edition

  • Pages: xxiv & 336 pp.
  • Published: 2008
  • ISBN: 9780873522977 (Cloth)
  • ISBN: 9780873522984 (Large-Print Edition)
MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing Cover

“A standard guide for scholarly style.”

Library Journal

“This third edition of the manual is. . . indispensable.”


“The bastion of scholarly publishing etiquette.”


New lower price, available for a limited time!

The third edition of the MLA Style Manual, published in 2008, offers guidance on writing scholarly texts, submitting manuscripts to publishers, and dealing with legal issues surrounding publication, including

  • detailed advice on the review process used by scholarly journals and presses

  • information on copyright, fair use, contracts, and other legal issues

  • guidelines on preparing electronic files

  • discussion of the electronic submission of a dissertation

  • a foreword by Domna C. Stanton on the state of scholarly publishing

Since the system of documentation explained in the Style Manual is superseded by eighth of the MLA Handbook, published in 2016, the MLA is offering this title at a discount for a limited time.