ed. editor, edition,
et al. and others
illus. illustrator, illustration,
n.d. no date of publication
n.p. no place of publication;
n. pag. no pagination
pref. preface, preface by
prod. producer, produced by
rev. review, reviewed by;
revised, revised by
(spell out review
where rev. might be
trans. translator, translation,
UP University Press
These are some of the print citations most commonly used a works cited list. if you need to cite a source that is not listed here, please consult the new seventh edition of the MLA Handbook by Joseph Gibaldi.
Harbord, Janet. The Evolution of Film: Rethinking Film Studies. Cambridge: Polity, 2007. Print.
Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research.
2nd ed. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2003. Print.
Shell, Marc, ed. American Babel: Literatures of the United States from Abnaki to Zuni.
Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2002. Print.
New York Public Library American History Desk Reference. New York: Macmillan, 1997. Print.
Corporate author; a government department or and organization:
National Research Council. Beyond Six Billion: Forecasting the World's Population.
Washington: Natl. Acad., 2000. Print.
An electronic (ebook) or online book:
Szeman, Imre. Zones of Instability: Literature, Postcolonialism, and the Nation. Baltimore:
John Hopkins UP, 2004. ebrary. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
Rawlins, Gregory J. E. Moths to the Flame. Cambridge: MIT P, 2004. The MIT Press. Web. 17 Jan. 2007.
"Azimuthal Equidistant Projection." Merrian-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. 11th ed. 2003. Print.
"Japan." The Encyclopedia Americana. 2004 ed. Print.