contextual filter

Using Views to generate an MLA bibliography

Once you're comfortable using Views to pull together lists, tables, and visualizations of data from individual nodes, users, and taxonomies, you can make use of some of the advanced Views settings to pull in data from nodes that are referenced using a Node Reference field, and use information from the path (for a page display) or the current page (for a block display) to limit your view results to information relevant to a particular context. As an example, let's take the task of generating MLA citations for books, on a site that contains Book, Person, and Publisher content types.