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MLA 9th Edition Citations: Books


Book with a Single Author

Example of citation with one author: Crucet, Jennine Capo. Make Your Home Among Strangers. St. Martin's Press, 2015.

Book with Two Authors

Example of citation for two authors: Crowl, Philip A., and Edmund G. Love. Seizure of the Gilberts and Marshalls. Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993.

Book with an Editor

Example of MLA citation when "Editor as Author": Holt, Jason, editor. Leonard Cohen and Philosophy. Open Court, 2014.

Book with Multiple Editors

Example MLA citation for multiple editors as author: Andersen, Margaret L., et al., editors. Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology. Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2013.

Article/Chapter in an Edited Book

Example of MLA citation for an "Article/Chapter in an edited book": Gries, Laurie. "On Rhetorical Becoming." Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things, edited by Scot Barnett et al., U of Alabama P, 2016, pp. 155-170.

Electronic Book

Example of MLA Citation for an Electronic book: Fairholm, Matthew R., and Gilbert W. Fairholm. Understanding Leadership Perspectives: Theoretical and Practical Approaches. Springer, 2009. SpringerLink,