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About this tool

Create an MLA formatted citation for a print Book by filling in as many boxes as you can. A different format is used for an electronic Book. In some cases, information may not be available. If so, leave those fields blank.

The format for citing a Book in MLA style is:

Author's Last Name, First Name Middle Initial. Title of Book: Subtitle of Book. edition. City of Publication: Publisher, Year. Print.

MLA Citation Wizard

See all MLA Citation Formats

Print Book Citation


Fill in the information below to cite a print book
Author's or Editor's Last name First Name, M.I. help
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First Name citing

Write out the author's first name. If required, include the first initial with no punctuation

Example

    Phillip
    Phillip J

Add more authors manually on the next page

Book Title help
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Title format

If a title and subtitle are used, add a colon after the title

Example

    Creating Value: Economics in the New Age
Edition help
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Edition citing

1st edition is not cited. Abbreviate edition as ed (the wizard will add the punctuation)

Publisher or Press City Publication Date