6 days ago book, with translator or other contributors homer the odyssey translated by robert fagles, viking, 1996 here are other common descriptions: adapted by, directed by, edited by, illustrated by, introduction by, narrated by, performance by a work (eg, essay, short story) in an anthology or compilation. Modern language association style is used in writing and research in the liberal arts and humanities fields mla style outlines specific guidelines for referencing materials within a paper to cite print sources, such as compilation books, you must follow appropriate mla guidelines. Mla citation style: in-text citations and bibliography last updated: september 10, 2010 the politics department has adopted the mla citation format for in-text or more frequently, you will cite a particular essay or chapter in an edited book in this case your in-text citation is the same as for an authored book. Alaska northwest books, 1993 edited book miller, john, and tim smith, editors cape cod stories: tales from cape cod, nantucket, and martha's vineyard chronicle books, 1996 please see the sample citation for a chapter or article in an anthology below for information on citing a component of. Examples of how to tell your readers where facts, paraphrases, or quotes in your paper come from can be found this site from the purdue owl: mla 2009 in-text citations in addition, you will need to have a citation of the book as a whole as in the example of an edited book on the citing a book tab.
The medium of publication for all “hard copy” books is print for each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided the following format will be used: parenthetical citation - entry that appears in the body of your paper works cited - entry that appears at the end of your paper. How to cite books mla book citation examples are not double-spaced, but your works cited list should be double-spaced examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be mla chapter or authored section of an edited book/ebook citation “title of chapter or article. How to cite an essay online in mla this is similar to a chapter in a book or anthology cite the author of the essay, the name of the essay, the name of the collection, the editor of the collection, the publication information, and the page number(s) of the essay.
Chapter, section, or essay in an edited book begin the citation with the author of the work, not the editor of the book example: faucheux, ronald a why clinton lost campaigning for president 2008. Work in an anthology  when citing an essay, short story, or other work that is contained in an anthology or other book collection, provide information about both the piece and the complete book provide the name of the editor or compiler of the book, preceded by ed or comp, after the title of the.
Mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities this resource, updated to reflect the mla handbook (8th ed), offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and. Mla format instructional guide with examples for many sources including websites, journal articles, books, pdf, and others if you're citing a source, such as a chapter in a book, a song on an album, or an article in a journal or website, then place the title of the piece in quotations and add a citations for edited books. Cite a chapter in print structure: last, first m “section title” book/anthology ed first m last city: publisher, year published page(s) print screen shot 2014- 03-28 at 112430 am example: serviss, garrett p “a trip of terror” a columbus of space new york: appleton, 1911 17-32 print.