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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 8th edition)

Citations examples on this page:

  • Instructor's Presentation Slides (PowerPoint)
  • Instructor's Notes or Handout Provided In Class


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.


Both blue underlined (live) hyperlinks and black without underlining are both acceptable.

All hyperlinks must include https://

Do not put a period after DOIs or hyperlinks.