Guide: How to cite a Book in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Book in MLA style

Cite A Book in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a book using the MLA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the MLA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. Title. City: Publisher, Year Published. Print.

Example:

Finance Malta. Sliema: CountryProfiler Ltd, 2014. Print.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname)

Example

Although it is currently a transitional period for insurance sectors across the EU, the international insurance business in Malta will continue on its growth path. The island has become an important player in the global insurance market and the presence of all major insurance managers enhances the country’s reputation (Finance Malta)

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