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MLA Style for Writing: How Do I Cite?

This guide will cover MLA format for papers.

Core Elements

When citing in MLA, use the core elements for your citation. The core elements are common facts found in the information you are citing.

They are assembled in a specific order.

  1. Author.
  2. Title of source.
  3. Title of container,
  4. Other contributers,
  5. Version,
  6. Number,
  7. Publisher,
  8. Publication date, 
  9. Location.


MLA Core Elements

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