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Writing and Citing: MLA 8th Edition: Books

MLA 8th Edition

Citing Books

General Format

Book citations need the following elements:

  • Last name of author(s), first name.
  • Title of book
  • Other contributors (translators or editors)
  • Edition
  • Publisher
  • Publication Date
  • Page numbers or ranges that were used.

Citing Variations

Ebook Citations:

Cite EBooks the same way that you would print books and add the URL or DOI (if available) of the E-Book, after year of publication.