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MLA Style Citation: Some Advice and an Example

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A Citation Example (MLA)

Below is an example based on the MLA's documentation system using core elements and containers. For more information, visit MLA's Works Cited: A Quick Guide.
 


William P. Gottlieb / Library of Congress


Citation

Gottlieb, William P. Portrait of Charlie Parker, Red Rodney, Dizzy Gillespie, Margie Hyams, and Chuck Wayne, Downbeat, New York, N.Y., 1947. William P. Gottlieb Collection. Library of Congress. https://loc.gov/item/gottlieb.06861.


Source Creator and Title

Author. Gottlieb, William P.
Title of source. Portrait of Charlie Parker, Red Rodney, Dizzy Gillespie, Margie Hyams, and Chuck Wayne, Downbeat, New York, N.Y.


Container 1

Title of container.  
Other contributors.  
Version,  
Number,  
Publisher,  
Publication date, 1947
Location.  


Container 2

Title of container. William P. Gottlieb Collection
Other contributors.  
Version,  
Number,  
Publisher, Library of Congress
Publication date,  
Location. https://loc.gov/item/gottlieb.06861

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