Modern Language Association (MLA) style is used primarily for research papers in the arts and humanities. Below is the style guide from the MLA.
Modern Language Association. (2016). (8th ed.). MLA Handbook. New York: Modern Language Association of America. The call number is LB 2369 G53 2016. Copies of the manual can be found in the reference collections in the University, Science, and Dewey Libraries.
As a companion to the eighth edition of the handbook, the MLA also provides a website which includes example citations not found in the handbook, FAQs about citing sources, a practice template, and paper-formatting guidelines.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University offers excellent resources for MLA style.