Monthly Archives: August 2016

Deadline for Submitting Delegate Assembly Proposals

Motions and regular resolutions that the Delegate Assembly will consider at its next meeting, which will take place during the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, must be submitted by 1 October of this year. The assembly’s Web page provides information about placing an item on the agenda for the meeting as well as links to several… Read more »

MLA Style Manual Available for a Limited Time

Because there have been updates to MLA style, the third edition of the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing will be discontinued on 1 September 2016. Through 31 August, visit the MLA bookstore to purchase the MLA Style Manual at the discounted price of $26.00 (originally $32.50). A large-print edition is available for $30.00 (originally $37.50). Members… Read more »

Nominations for the 2017 Forum Executive Committee Elections

When the executive committees of the MLA’s forums meet during the January 2017 convention in Philadelphia, they will take up the matter of nominations for the executive committee elections that will be held in fall 2017. Though the executive committees are responsible for making nominations, each committee is required to nominate at least one candidate… Read more »

Humanities CORE Receives NEH Grant

The MLA and the Columbia University Libraries have been awarded a $300,000 NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant to contribute to the development of Humanities CORE, the social interdisciplinary repository for the humanities. The grant will support significant improvements to ease of use, integration with institutional repositories and other scholarly communication services, and collection of data… Read more »