Published 7 October 2019
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Published 9 September 2019
How do I cite a critical essay published in the same volume as a literary text–for example, an essay in a Norton Critical Edition?To cite a critical essay published in the same volume as a literary work, follow the MLA format template. List the author of the essay, followed by . . .
Published 9 May 2019
How do I cite a handbook or adventure module for a tabletop role-playing game such as Dungeons and Dragons?If you are citing a published handbook or adventure module for a tabletop role-playing game such as Dungeons and Dragons, treat the . . .
Published 5 April 2019
Is it acceptable to list both a DOI and a URL in the same works-cited-list entry if one leads to a chapter and the other to the book as a whole?No. If you are citing a chapter of a book from a novel or monograph, create an entry for the book as a whole and list the . . .
Published 3 April 2019
Published 7 January 2019
If Publishing is part of a publisher’s name on the title page of my source, should I include that word as part of the publisher’s name in my works-cited-list entry?The MLA Handbook recommends omitting business words like Company, Corporation, and Incorporated (1.6.3) because the publisher can . . .
Published 12 December 2018
If a book has a copyright date but no publication date, should I use the copyright date as the publication date in my works-cited-list entry?Yes, use the most recent copyright date. . . .
Published 16 November 2018
If a book title within an essay title is not italicized in the source, should I italicize it in my works-cited-list entry?Yes. A title within a title should be styled according to the guidelines in section 1.2.4 of the MLA Handbook, regardless of how . . .
Published 3 October 2018
If I want to include a DOI for a book chapter in my works-cited-list entry, where should I insert it?If you 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' . . .
Published 23 August 2018