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In works-cited-list entries, why is there sometimes a period before the edition number and sometimes a comma?
According to the MLA format template, periods appear in a works-cited-list entry after the author, after the title, and at the end of each container… Read More
How do I cite an online lecture from a course I’m taking remotely?
If your instructor wants you to cite quotations from video or audio recordings of lectures posted online, cite them as you would any online lecture. Read More
Is a work stored in a digital repository a version of that work?
No. A work stored in a digital repository is not a version of that work. Instead, the repository functions as a container for the work. Read More
How do I cite a book chapter my instructor handed out in class?
If your instructor provides the publication details for the book on the handout, you can generally use this information to create your works-cited-list entry. You… Read More
If I am citing a work based on another person’s writings, should I cite both authors in my works-cited-list entry?
No. When you cite a work, you should list the creator of the version of the work you are using. Many works are based on… Read More
If I cite a slide lecture uploaded to an online course, should I list the date the lecture was written or the date of the course?
As the MLA Handbook notes, “When a source carries more than one date, cite the date that is most meaningful or most relevant to your use… Read More