Works Cited Format
Last name of first author, First name of first author, and First and Last name of second author. Title of Book.
Edition (if any), Publisher, Date.
In-Text Citation Format
(Author’s Last Name p. #)
Works Cited Example
Kennedy, David M., and Lizabeth Cohen. The American Pageant. 16th ed., Cengage Learning, 2016.
In-Text Citation Example
(Kennedy and Cohen 59)
When writing an MLA paper using citations, you use two types of citations:
These citations are directly linked. Any in-text citation should reflect a citation in your Works Cited page at the end of your MLA paper.
The in-text citation is a brief reference to your source which then leads your reader to your Works Cited page for the full citation.
The punctuation in your citations does matter. Make sure you pay attention to where the periods and commas are in the examples.
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