Monthly Archives: June 2015

MLA International Bibliography Launches ORCID App

The MLA International Bibliography is pleased to announce the launch of MLA BibLink, a new application that enables authors to associate their works listed in the bibliography with a unique author identification number from ORCID. MLA BibLink allows you to search the MLA Bibliography for your publications, including works you’ve published under variant names, and… Read more »

MLA Supports Tenure and Academic Freedom in Wisconsin

The MLA has issued a joint statement with the American Historical Association and twenty other scholarly associations to denounce proposed changes that would threaten tenure, shared governance, and academic freedom in the University of Wisconsin system. These principles, cornerstones of higher education in the United States, are critical to fostering innovation, rigorous scholarship, and intellectual… Read more »

Call for Papers for MLA Symposium in Germany

Join the MLA in Düsseldorf from 23 to 25 June 2016 at the association’s first conference outside the United States and Canada. Organized in collaboration with the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf, Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations will bring together an international group of scholars; it seeks to develop ways of thinking that emerge from… Read more »

Resource Spotlight: Video Tutorials on Using the MLA International Bibliography

If you’re seeking resources for teaching research, the MLA’s video tutorial series on using the bibliography offers tips on searching, introductions to the MLA International Bibliography (available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian) and the MLA Directory of Periodicals, and guides to researching specific subject areas. Feel free to link to or embed tutorials in your syllabi or LibGuides. To keep up with… Read more »

Suggest Candidates for PMLA Editor by 15 July

The term of the current editor of PMLA, Simon Gikandi, ends in June 2016, and MLA members are invited to suggest candidates to serve as the next editor of the journal. The Executive Council subcommittee leading the search is seeking candidates who possess a wide range of intellectual interests, including a commitment to a variety… Read more »