Maybe I shouldn't post this, but I use an online citation machine to produce citations in MLA format for my papers. It's not perfect, but I haven't had a problem with it! I know MLA format well enough to correct mistakes like spacing and italics, but I don't need to memorize every format for every possible material I use since I can just plug in the boxes! That is one of those things, like many spelling and grammatical errors, that new technology makes so much easier. Word automatically corrects me if I forget to capitalize something or if I cannot spell the word "grammar" (sometimes I am tempted to spell words the way I say them). It's interesting, though, to see junior high students who don't know how to spell or punctuate or capitalize because the computer always does it for them.
My point is that we develop a new skill set when we have advanced technology such as this. My professors would certainly devote more time to the mechanics of MLA if they knew I couldn't find more than I ever wanted to know about it online. Thus, instead of having a day in my criticism writing class to talk about MLA we spent that day talking about Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent. Perhaps this musing could turn into a testable indicator of digital literacy, though my creativity is running low and I can't think of how.