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8th edition (2016) of the Modern Language Association Style Guide

The 8th edition of the MLA Handbook substantially changes how citations are formed
All citations now follow one basic "core element" standard. See tabs above and left hand column below. 

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The new edition of the MLA Handbook provides a "universal set of guidelines" (see left column) for citing sources for ALL types. The major elements of ALL citations are below:

CORE 1: Author
CORE 2:
 Title of Source
CORE 3:
 Title of Container
CORE 4:
 Other Contributors 
CORE 5:
 Version 
CORE 6:
 Number
CORE 7:
 Publisher 
CORE 8:
 Publication Date
CORE 9:
 Location