MLA “International Bibliography”

MLA "International Bibliography"

MLA “International Bibliography” Info & Tutorials

An index of books, articles and websites covering modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Abstract-only: useful for vetting ILL possibilities. From the Modern Language Association.

Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains millions of citations from journals and series, as well as book publishers.

See “MLA International Bibliography Tutorials” for a set of comprehensive tutorial products on using this product.

Content Includes

  • More than 2.7 million citations
  • Over 6,000 journals and series
  • 1,200 book publishers
  • Over 372,000 subject names and terms

Broad Subject Coverage for Comprehensive Research

MLA International Bibliography covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.

MLA Thesaurus & Directory of Periodicals

In addition to the bibliography, the database includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals, the association’s proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography. It also provides a proprietary, searchable directory of noted authors’ names with links to brief descriptive notes.