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MLA 9th Edition Citations Guide - Maple Woods

Welcome! Nervous about MLA citations? This is the place for you! Information about in-text citations, bibliography format, and general rules of practice for citations in academia!

Books- General Format

Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Publisher, Year.


Desmond, Matthew. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Crown Publishers, 2016.


*Note: For publisher, abbreviate University Press as UP, and omit initial articles (such as "the"); also omit Co., Inc., Ltd. Change "&" to "and."