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MLA 9 Citation Style: E-Book

WCCC Student's Guide to MLA 9

Not for Cengage Textbooks

This is not the citation you should use to cite your Cengage Textbooks.  For those citations, see the tabs marked Cengage Computer Based or Cengage Mobile.

MLA Citation -- E-Book

Works Cited List Format


Last name of author, First name of author. Title of Book. Edition (if any), e-book, Publisher, Date.


In-Text Citation Format (Direct Quote)


(Author’s Last Name p. #* (if available))


* Please note, the in-text citation should be just the number itself and should not include the p.

Works Cited List Example


​Peters, E. (2010). Crocodile on the sandbank. Mysterious Press.



In-Text Citation Example


(Peters ch. 3)

Warren County Community College
Haytaian & Maier Library
475 Route 57 West
Washington, New Jersey 07882
Text: 908-652-4445