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MLA Quick Citation Guide

This guide contains examples of common citation formats in MLA (Modern Language Association) Style

Web Pages and Social Media

The 9th edition of the MLA Handbook recommends using the following core elements in every citation. If elements are missing from the source, they should be omitted from the citation.

Author.
Title of source.
Title of container,
Other contributors,
Version,
Number,
Publisher,
Publication date
Location.

For more information on citing web sources see the MLA Style Center.

Website with author:

Kraizer, Sherryll. Safe Child. Coalition for Children, 2022, www.safechild.org.

Web page with no author:

“Giant Panda.” World Wildlife Fund, 2022, www.worldwildlife.org/species/giant-panda.

Facebook Post:

World Wildlife Fund. “Happy Global Tiger Day.” Facebook, 25 Jan. 2022, www.facebook.com/worldwildlifefund.

Blog Post:

Roncevic, Mirela. “What Are Open Educational Resources and How Do They Fit Into the Growing Landscape of Scholarly Materials?” No Shelf Required, 25 Jan. 2022, www.noshelfrequired.com/what-are-open-educational-resources-and-how-do-they-fit-into-the-growing-landscape-of-open-access-scholarly-materials/.