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MLA 1 (Websites)
MLA 2 (Journal Articles)
MLA 3 (Books/Book Chapters)
Ref. PN 203 .G53 2016
Ref LB 2369 .M52 2021
MLA 8th and MLA 9th very similar
Authors Place uses "and" with 2nd author written normally i.e. Robert Smith/ 3 or more authors uses Smith, John, et al.
Use of Containers for works contained inside other works.
In-text citations uses page number not date e.g. (Smith 47)
MLA has culture of abbreviations with often used words. Starting on p.95 in MLA Handbook
Containers are always in italics and Italics will transfer from Title to Container when title is part of a larger work--This will cause first title to be put in quotations.
Whole paper including citations double-spaced.
Citations are in Title Case
Editor(s) is written out in front of citation as: comma then editor(s); and in Other contributors as: Edited by John R. Smith
whole books end in Date unless there is a DOI/URL
MLA is a flexible style: You are allowed to call attention to someone in particular
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