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Citations: Citing Your Sources in MLA Citation Style: Citing Sources in MLA Style

MLA: Getting Started

According to MLA style guidelines, you typically need as much of the following information as you can find about your sources:

  • Author and/or editor names
  • Title of the website, book, or article (plus the magazine or journal title)
  • Publication information (date, volume and issue for magazines, publisher name and location for books)
  • The URL for websites or Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for articles

MLA Guides

  Recommended sources for help citing in MLA:

  MLA Handbook 8th Edition

  MLA Style Center Website

  Purdue OWL's MLA Website

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