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MLA Boot Camp: Location

MLA Boot Camp


Author. "Title of Source." Title of Container, Other Contributors, Version, Number, Publisher, Publication

Date, Location. 

Rules to Remember

  • For books and articles, location refers to the page numbers on which the cited information appears. To cite a single page, use p. followed by the page number (p. 8). To cite multiple pages, use pp. followed by the page numbers (pp. 8-12).
  • For websites, location refers to the URL (uniform resource locator) or the DOI (digital object identifier)

Formatting the Location of A Source


MLA Citation for this Article 

Micle, Maria. "Stereotypes Regarding Libraries and Librarians: An Approach of Romanian School

and Academic Libraries." Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, vol. 163, Dec. 2014, pp.

92-98. Science Direct,

NOTE: This entry has TWO (2) locations. This is because the article (source) is located on specific page-range within the first container (the journal). The journal is located within a second container (the database) at the DOI. 


MLA Citation for this Chapter 

Ghosh, Ranjan and J. Hillis Miller. "Making Sahitya Matter." Thinking Literature Across Continents.

Duke University Press, 2016, p. 26. 


MLA Citation for this eBook

Ceron, Andrea, et al. Politics and Big Data: Nowcasting and Forecasting Elections with Social Media. Routledge, 2017, eBook Collection (EBSCOhost),

NOTE: Because we are citing the entire source and not just a chapter, we do not use quotation marks around the title. Instead, we treat the title of the source as we would the container of the source. In this case, we italicize the title of the source.

MLA Citation for this Website

"Market Analysis." Starting & Managing. U.S. Small Business Administration,


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