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MLA Citation Style 7th Edition: Books

This guide will help you cite sources in MLA Citation Style 7th Edition

About Citing Books

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

Parenthetical Citation - entry that appears in the body of your paper.

Works Cited - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from the MLA Handbook (7th ed.). 

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.

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