The complete, fully-searchable text of the 17th (2017) edition of The Chicago Manual of Style, one of the major citation guides used in academic writing. It also provides guidance on correct grammar, usage, punctuation, spelling, and other aspects of good writing.
MLA Handbook Plus
The MLA Handbook is the official, authoritative source to use for creating your citations in correct MLA format. It utilizes in-text citations and a works cited page at the end. The following sections of the handbook are the ones you will use most often.
Click this link to connect to the table of contents for the entire handbook. Here you can find all the sections of the handbook, such as Chapter One, which provides guidance on formatting your paper (the margins, title, header, font, etc.).