MLA Commons logoWelcome to MLA Commons, the scholarly network for MLA members. Discover the latest open-access scholarship and teaching materials, join language and literature discussion groups, build a WordPress Web site for a class or conference—or to showcase your own work—and grow your readership by uploading materials to CORE, our open-access repository.

Looking for ways to connect with people in your field?

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Post in groups related to your interests. You're automatically joined to your MLA forums' groups on the Commons, plus you can join as many more groups as you like.

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Log in and add academic interests to your profile to get personalized recommendations about people, groups, and open-access scholarship of interest!

Bringing Your Course Online

As campuses hold classes online in response to COVID-19, you may be looking for guidance for remote teaching. On the MLA's Bringing Your Course Online Commons site, find strategies for teaching remotely, information addressing questions of equity and accessibility, and a collection of resource guides.

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Add your suggestions or questions by submitting a resource on the site or contacting mla [at]

New Theme for Course Sites

Learning Space Get your class online fast Built by the Modern Language Association

Create a site on the Commons and check off Is this a course site? and you'll get a site with the Learning Space theme activated with spaces for your syllabus, lessons, assignments, course documents, and events. Visit the Learning Space Demo site and learn more!