MLA Bibliography Database Trials

The MLA Bibliography is moving from the FirstSearch platform at the end of June, and we need to select a new interface.   We have trials with each of the different database vendors.   Please let us know which interface you prefer.

MLA Bibliography from Ebsco

MLA Bibliography from Gale/Infotrac

MLA Bibliography from ProQuest/CSA

MLA Bibliography with ABELL (select MLAIB or "combined search")

The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, film, and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926. The electronic version includes the Bibliography’s entire print run, and currently contains more than 2 million records.

Please let us know what you think of these interfaces (comment below or send email to