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MLA 9th Edition Citations: MLA Home

MLA 9th Edition

In MLA 9th Edition, works cited entries should consist of the following "Core Elements" in the order below. Each element should be followed by the punctuation mark shown below. If what you are citing does not have one of the elements, just skip it.


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

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