Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in MLA style

Cite A Dissertation in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a dissertation 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'. Level, Institution Name, Year Published.


Ferreira, Mariana. 'DA RESPONSABILIDADE CIVIL POR COMPARTILHAMENTO EM REDES SOCIAIS'. Undergraduate, Universidade Paranaense – UNIPAR, 2014.

In-text citation

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


Author Forename Author Surname, 'Title'Level, Institution Name, Year Published.


While freedom of expression has a constitutional foundation, it is not absolute and must be exercised with awareness and responsibility. Mariana Ferreira, 'DA RESPONSABILIDADE CIVIL POR COMPARTILHAMENTO EM REDES SOCIAIS'Undergraduate, Universidade Paranaense – UNIPAR, 2014.

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