Guide: How to cite a Conference proceedings in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Conference proceedings in MLA style

Cite A Conference proceedings in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a conference proceedings 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.


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.


Author Surname, Author Forename. 'Title'. Publication Title. City: Publisher, Year Published. Pages Used. Web. 10 Okt. 2013.

Example:,. '2012 Tables: Illicit Drug Use - 1.1 To 1.46 (PE), SAMHSA, CBHSQ'. N.h., 2015. Web. 28 Apr. 2015.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname)


Table 1.5B – Types of Illicit Drug Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 20: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Drug	Marijuana and Hashish
Lifetime (2011)	47.7
Lifetime (2012)	47.5
Past Year (2011)	34.8
Past Year (2012)	35.3
Past Month (2011)	21.7
Past Month (2012)	21.4 (

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