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MLA Style: Citing Books

What Are You Citing?

Color is used in the examples below only to help you identify the elements of a citation. You should not format your citations in color.

For more information about any particular element of the citation samples, refer to the tab in this LibGuide titled Elements of a Citation, which will provide information on what to do if, for example, the book you are citing has multiple authors or is an edited book.

If your question is not answered by the LibGuide, refer to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (available at Bierce Library).

MLA Formats/Samples: Books