The concept of containers is crucial to mla style when the source being documented forms part of a larger whole, the larger whole can be thought of as a container that holds the source for example, a short story may be contained in an anthology.
Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Book a written work or composition found in print, or digitally as an e-book can be non-fiction or fiction. How do i cite an e-book in mla style an e-book—that is, a book that lacks a url and that you use software to read on a personal device or computer—is considered a version according to the mla handbook’s template of core elements: mla handbook 8th ed, e-book, modern language association of america, 2016.
When citing an e-book in your text, avoid using device-specific numbering systems see section 333 of the handbook for suggestions on alternative ways to identify the parts of a work for an example of how to cite a book published on a web site, see p 34 work cited mla handbook 8th ed, modern language association of america, 2016. Mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities this resource, updated to reflect the mla handbook (8 th ed), offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the works cited page.
Online shopping from a great selection at books store cite right, second edition: a quick guide to citation styles--mla, apa, chicago, the sciences, professions, and more (chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.