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The location of an online work is typically indicated by a URL or DOI, one of which should be included. If the work is paginated and forms part of a larger work, such as an anthology or periodical, you may provide . . .
. . . a chapter of a book from a novel or monograph, create an entry for the book as a whole and list the book’s URL or DOI in the “Location” slot, since in MLA style, chapters from these types of works are not cited individually:
Gerrard, Christine. Aaron Hill: The Muses . . .
. . . are citing a chapter of a book from a novel or monograph, create an entry for the book as a whole and list the book’s DOI in the “Location” slot, since in MLA style, chapters from these types of works are not cited individually.
If you wish to include a DOI . . .
. . . in the example below, published on the CORE repository, include any relevant publication details in container 2—here, the title of the platform and the DOI:
Mapes, Kristen. Syllabus for Introduction to Digital Humanities, Michigan State U, East Lansing, Fall 2017. CORE, dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6CF9J60R . . .
Whether to link a URL, DOI, or permalink in a works-cited-list entry for a work published or submitted in digital format is optional. The MLA Handbook notes that one . . .
. . . William. Sonnet 130. The Complete Sonnets and Poems, by Shakespeare, edited by Colin Burrow, Oxford UP, 2002, p. 641. Oxford Scholarly Editions Online, doi:10.1093/actrade/9780198184317.book.1 . . .
MLA style does not currently require accession numbers in works-cited-list entries. One difficulty is that what they are called and how they function vary by database vendor. If you elect to include an accession number in an entry, place it in the “Location” element.
. . . provide the information for the document in one container. Then provide the name of the Web site on which the document appears, along with the URL or DOI:
United States, Congress. Public Law 111-122. United States Statutes at Large, vol. 123, 2009, pp. 3480-82. U.S. Government Publishing Office . . .
. . . Quirk, Tom. “The Flawed Greatness of Huckleberry Finn.” American Literary Realism, vol. 45, no. 1, Fall 2012, pp. 38-48. JSTOR, doi: 10.5406/amerlitereal.45.1.0038.
Entry for a Work with No Container
Ravitch, Diane. The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn . . .
Provide the information that is most useful for your reader. If your readers are composed exclusively of people at your institution, use the institution-specific link; otherwise, consider shortening the URL to the host name to make the citation reader-friendly to those outside your institution.
Read more on shortening URLs.