Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in MLA style

Cite A E-book or PDF in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf 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. Web. 10 Okt. 2013.

Example:

ACMHS,. 'What We Do'. 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.

Template

(Author Surname)

Example

established as a result of concerns expressed by the community about the frequency with which second generation African and African Caribbean youths were admitted to psychiatric hospitals and the regional forensic unit. Concerns focused on the way such admissions took place, what happened when people were admitted (in terms of diagnosis and treatment) and after they left ie: aftercare and housing. (ACMHS)

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