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How many containers can a work-cited-list entry have?

The primary goal of assembling a works-cited-list entry is to identify the work you are citing and the version of it you consult. Here are examples of the most commonly structured works-cited-list entries. Entry for a Work with One Container Sigmund, Paul E. “Chile.” Latin American Politics and Development, edited by Howard J. Wiarda and . . .

Published 7 July 2017

How do I cite a work streamed through an app?

If you access a work through an app, consider the app a version according to the MLA template of core elements. The version may be a number, such as 1.3.1, as in the first example, from page 39 of the MLA Handbook. Or it may be a name, such as Netflix, as in the second . . .

Published 8 December 2016

How do I cite a dissertation in MLA style?

A dissertation is a unique type of source. It is a finished, stand-alone work written under the auspices of an institution. In a change from the previous edition of the MLA Handbook,  we do not distinguish between published and unpublished dissertations. To cite a dissertation, include in the entry the author, title, and date of publication as core . . .

Published 7 July 2016

How do I document an interview in MLA style?

Create a works-cited-list entry for an interview as you would for any other source: follow the MLA style template. In general, treat the person being interviewed as the author. Then provide the title of the interview: Saro-Wiwa, Ken. “English Is the Hero.” No Condition Is Permanent: Nigerian Writing and the Struggle for Democracy, edited by . . .

Published 7 June 2016

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