mla work cited on text book
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Graff, Gerald. “Disliking Books.” From Inquiry to Academic Writing: A Practical Guide, by Stuart Greene and April Lidinsky, 2nd ed., Bedford / St. Martin’s, 2012, pp. 22-26.
The citation in the body of your paper for a book will include the author or authors’ last name(s) and the page number. If you mention the author(s) in the sentence, just put the page number in the (). If not, use the last name and page number.
Whether or not you place the in-text citation at the end of the sentence or within the sentence depends on if you use a direct quote or paraphrase.
Single chapter from an anthology or compilation
Article in an encyclopaedia
The works cited should include as many core elements as are relevant to the source as possible. The list below, taken directly from the MLA style handbook, lists the elements for each source in the order they should appear in a citation. MLA 8th edition only uses periods and commas to indicate the end of an element, as noted in the list below.
Examples of preparing reference citations and the list of works cited are taken from the MLA Handbook, 8th Edition (available in reference shelves of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library and the Hatcher Graduate Library [where one copy is always held on reserve at the circulation desk], call number LB 2369.G53 2016).