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MLA 8th Edition Citation Style Guide: Citing Print Sources

This style guide will help you cite the most common types of materials required in research projects and papers.

Books (Print)

Entire Book

Jackson-Cherry, Lisa R., and Bradley T. Erford. Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention. 3rd ed., Pearson, 2017.


Chapter in Edited Book


Burrows, Lisette. "Close to Home: What Kind of Family Should We Become?" Families, Young People, Physical Activity and


        Health, edited by Symeon Dagas, Routledge, 2016, pp. 57-68.

Magazine Articles (Print)

Dalphonse, Sherri. "New Washington Office." Washingtonian, vol. 52, no. 6, Mar. 2017, pp. 78-83.

Journal Articles (Print)

Dujmovic, Nicholas. "The Mystery of Jane Wallis Burrell: The First CIA Officer to Die in the Agency's Service." The Intelligencer:

Journal of U.S. Intelligence Studies, vol. 22, no. 2, Fall 2016, pp. 41-43.

Newspaper Articles (Print)

Chason, Rachel. "City Helps American Icon in Distress.”  The Washington Post,  4 July 2017, p. B2.

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