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MLA 8 Citation Guide

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Online Government Document (p. 205)

Reference list:

Government Name. Name of Government Agency. (Year). Title of document: Subtitle (Report No. xxx [if available]). Retrieved from URL of specific document


United States, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Controlling Mosquitoes at Home." Zika Virus, 5 May 2016,

In-Text Citation:
      (Government Author, enumeration [if available])
      (US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC)

United States, Congress, Senate. "Law Enforcement and Juvenile Crime." National Criminal Justice Reference Service, by Howard Snyder, Dec. 2001,

In-Text Example:
      (US Congress, Senate)