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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 8th edition)

Citations examples on this page:

  • Advertisements in Print from a Magazine, Journal or Newspaper


Hanging Indents:

All citations should be double spaced and have a hanging indent in a Reference List.

A "hanging indent" means that each subsequent line after the first line of your citation should be indented by 0.5 inches.


It is acceptable for hyperlinks to be blue and underlined (live) or black without underlining.

All hyperlinks must include https://

Do not put a period after DOIs or hyperlinks.