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MLA Book Citation

MLA style is a system for documenting sources in scholarly writing. For over half a century, it has been widely adopted for classroom instruction and used worldwide by scholars, journal publishers, and academic and commercial presses.

MLA format was found by the Modern language association of America back in 1883. Commonly MLA book citation is used for research papers typical within liberal arts and humanities to form proper bibliography sources.

In 2016 MLA has released the 8th edition the MLA handbook for writers of research papers to meet the challenges facing today`s researches.

Writers who properly use MLA also build their credibility by demonstrating accountability to their source material. Most importantly, the use of MLA style can protect writers from accusations of plagiarism, which is the purposeful or accidental credited use of source material by other writers.

The adventeges of using a MLA citation style is that recommend one universal set of guidelines that writers can apply to any type of source whether it is a MLA citation book or something else for instance a web-page, movie etc…

Featured of MLA citation book is that works are cited in text either brief parenthetical citations keyed to the list of works cited.

To create MLA citation of a book make sure you gathered the flowing bibliographic items:

author name(s), book title, publication date, publisher, place of publication. The medium of for all “hard copy” books is print.

Book citation MLA has its rules depending on a format of a book whether it is a basic format or book with one author. MLA book citation format also provides requirements for the citation a book with more than one author or more than one book by the same author, unknown author as well.