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MLA 8 Citation Guide

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E-Books

Reference list:
      Author Surname, First Name. Book Title: Subtitle . Publisher, Year. E-book Source,
       URL of the source page of the e-book  provider.

Example:
      

Potts, Annie. The Science/Fiction of Sex: Feminist Deconstruction and the Vocabularies of Heterosex. Routledge, 2002. Women and Psychology Series. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=ip,id&db=e000xna&AN=831965&site=ehost-live.    

In-Text Citation:
      (Author Surname, page number)
 
Example:
       (Potts 55)
 
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Works Cited List

Library database

Barkan, Leonard. Mute Poetry, Speaking Pictures. Princeton UP, 2013. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost), ezproxy.umuc.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=503029&site=eds-live&scope=site&profile=edsebook.

Free Web

Seton, Ernest Thompson. The Arctic Prairies: A Canoe-Journey of 2,000 Miles in Search of the Caribou. C. Scribner's Sons, 1911. Project Gutenberg,www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6818.

Book chapter from a library database (suggested format)

Thompson, Kate. "Journal Writing as a Therapeutic Tool." Writing Cures: An Introductory Handbook of Writing in Counselling and Psychotherapy, edited by Gillie Bolton, Routledge, 2004, pp. 72-84. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost), ezproxy.umuc.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=116959&site=eds-live&scope=site&profile=edsebook.

Library databases may include chapters from books. Information about the publisher of a book can often be found in the description of the chapter in the database. Author and publisher information may be omitted from your citation if it is not available.

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