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How do I use this tutorial?Click each button below. Use the circles on the page to locate pieces of citation information, then try to create a citation with what you find. Check your answer when you are done!
Please note that not every article, book, and website will have all of the information in the exact same place, however, this is a good start to help you find citation elements.
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Constructing a Citation
Here is how to format some of the most common types of citations in MLA Style.
Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Medium of publication. Date of access. Link.
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Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of Site. Version number. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher), date of resource creation (if available). Medium of publication. Date of access. Link.
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Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.