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How do I cite the audio recording of a literary reading?
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How do I cite a book chapter or handout that my professor uploaded to a Web site?
To cite a book chapter that your professor uploaded to a Web site, begin with the MLA format template. List the author of the chapter… Read More
How should I cite digital materials that accompany a print textbook?
Treat CD, DVD, online, and other digital materials that accompany a print textbook as you would any other work in MLA style: follow the MLA… Read More
How do I cite descriptive copy or a quotation from a book cover or jacket in the text and in the works-cited list?
If you are citing descriptive copy or a quotation printed on the cover of a book, it’s preferable to incorporate the necessary details (chiefly, the… Read More
How do I cite a book for which no organization is named as the publisher?
As noted on page 42 of the MLA Handbook, if the book is published by its author or editor, omit the publisher’s name from the… Read More
Do I italicize Cyrillic book titles in the list of works cited?
In the past, titles and terms in the Cyrillic alphabet were not italicized, partly because it is based on the Greek alphabet, which traditionally is… Read More
I am citing two editions of the same novel. How do I order the entries in the list of works cited, and how do I distinguish the editions in the in-text citation?
Order the entries by the most important unique piece of identifying information. This is usually the date. You can list entries either in chronological order… Read More