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MLA Citation (7th edition)

How to cite sources in the 7th edition of MLA.

In Text Citations

For an overview of the ways to cite electronic information in text in MLA style, see the Purdue OWL, which provides an overview of the basic in text citation formats.

Basic Website Citation

To cite items found on the open Internet, provide as much of the following information as possible. For more specific information, please see the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th Ed.).

Author's last name, Author's first name. "Title of the Work." Title of Overall Website. Publisher of the website or N.p. if

          no publisher is indicated, date of publication or n.d. if no date is indicated. Medium of publication. Day Month

          Year page was accessed.

Article from a Website

Valdes, Robert. "How Autopsies Work." How Stuff Works. Discovery Communications, n.d. Web. 18 June 2009.

Web Page

"Africa Top 10 Internet Countries."  Table. Internet World Stats.Miniwatts Marketing Group, March 2009. Web. 18 June 2009.

Work from the Web Also Published in Print

Bell, Alexander Graham. The Multiple Telegraph, Invented by A. Graham Bell. Boston: Rand, 1876. Google Book

          Search. Web. 18 June 2009.