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Citing Books in Your Bibliography

As we mentioned in chapter 1 when you use information or quotations from a book or other material, you need to cite the source in the bibliography of your paper. The information you'll need to create your citation includes:

  • author and/or editor
  • title of the book
  • name of publisher 
  • publication date
  • page number on which information appears

Visit the library's MLA citation page for more information and examples illustrating how to correctly cite your sources in MLA format. 


Below is an excerpt from this chart.

excerpt from library's citation page showing how to properly cite book references

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