From the Modern Language Association (MLA), this resource combines an extensive collection of full-text journals with the definitive index for the study and teaching of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric, writing studies, folklore, film, theater, and other dramatic arts. Includes the MLA Thesaurus and the MLA Directory of Periodicals.
Entries include the editorial contact information, submission guidelines, circulation frequency, and subscription prices for 5,500 journals, 4,400 of which are indexed in the MLA International Bibliography. Updated ten times per year.
Searching in MLA
MLA is a key database in literary studies, and it can be a bit tricky to search at first. Watch the videos below to bypass common pitfalls:
Keyword Search vs. Subject Search --NOTE: This tutorial is essential
Names as Subjects
How to Find Literary Criticism That Uses a Particular Approach or Method
Search Tips for the MLA International Bibliography