Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography is the leading annual bibliography of books and articles on modern languages and literatures, linguistics, folklore, and other related topics. Currently a collection of 2.5 million citations drawn from almost 5,000 journals and other key global sources, MLA adds new records for 65,000 books and articles each year. Coverage includes literature from all over the world - Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America.
Linguistics and language topics covered in the MLA International Bibliography include history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, syntax, and translation. Other subjects that are well represented include literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), teaching of language and literature, rhetoric and composition, and the history of printing and publishing.
As delivered through the ProQuest platform, MLA International Bibliography offers OpenURL outbound linking to ensure direct access from citations to full-text articles in other OpenURL compliant databases. Other key features of the MLA International Bibliography include: