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A citation is a reference to a published source. Collect as much information as you can for each source you use. Items marked in red are not always available. If you do not have this information, just skip it in your citation. All citations formats use the MLA 8th edition (new as of April 2016).
Structure of Book Citation
Structure of Book Citation:
Last Name, First Name. “Title of Chapter.” Title of the Book, edited by __________, vol. #, Publisher, year published, page number(s).
Structure of Website Citation:
Last Name, First Name. “Title of Individual Page.” Title of Website, Date published, URL.
Database Citation: World Book
WORLD BOOK: SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF THE DATABASE ARTICLE. LOOK FOR MLA.
Database Citation: Encyclopedia Britannica
ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA: CLICK ON THE CHECK MARK AT THE TOP OF THE DATABASE ARTICLE. LOOK FOR MLA.