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MLA Citation Style, 8th edition

This the MLA citation guide for the new, 8th edition

How to cite

Examples are taken directly from either Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) or from the MLA Handbook, 8th edition. Please be advised that your instructor and the MLA Handbook are the final authority on formatting, mechanics and citing references. This guide provides basic information only. Please refer to the MLA Handbook (8th ed.) for detailed information.

Below are the core elements common to all sources in the new MLA model:

Author. Title of source. Title of container, Other contributors, Version, Number, Publisher, Publication date, Location.

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