Formatting in the 8th Edition
In its previous iterations the MLA formatting style was dependent upon the type of publication. As to be more flexible and user friendly, the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook has shifted to a more standard format. The standard format for an MLA citation include the following core elements in this given order:
Omit any missing elements data
Apply a hanging indent for citations that require multiple lines of text, as with the word "Quarterly" in this example:
Kimble, James J. "John F. Kennedy, the Construction of Peace, and the Pitfalls of Androgynous Rhetoric." Communication
Quarterly, vol.57, no. 2, Apr. 2009, pp. 154-170. doi:10.1080/01463370902881635.
The remaining pages of this LigGuide provide example of citations with respect to type of publication. You can find the MLA Practice Template here.