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Citing Information

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MLA: Print Sources

Below are some of the examples of how citations may appear in a works-cited page in MLA. Although the examples on this page are presented single-spaced for clarity, please note that in MLA style the works-cited page is double-spaced.

Book

MLA Print Book

Edited Book

To cite an edition prepared for publication by someone other than the author (a scholarly edition)

MLA Edited Book

To cite a volume where the editor or compiler’s name appears on the title page:

MLA Print Edited Book Two

Translation (Book)

MLA Translation (Book)

If referring primarily to the translator’s comments:

MLA Translated Book Two

Work from an Anthology

MLA Print Work from an Anthology

Article from a Scholarly Journal

MLA Print Article from a Scholarly Journal

Previously Published Article from a Literary Criticism Anthology

MLA Print Previously Published Article from a Literary Criticism Anthology

Note that because the article was reprinted with a new title, the information on the anthology is given first, followed by the article's original publication. "Rpt." stands for "reprinted."

Original Article from a Literary Criticism Anthology

MLA Print Original Article from a Literary Criticism Anthology

Article from a Newspaper

MLA Print Article from a Newspaper

Newspaper Article without an Author

MLA Print Newspaper Article without an Author

Article from a Magazine

MLA Print Article from a Magazine

Images from a Book/Journal

MLA Print Images from a Book/Journal

Personal Photographs

MLA Print Personal Photographs