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MLA Style Citation Examples: Unpublished

Find how to cite a web page, journal, book, eBook, textbook, magazine, newspaper, video, DVD, TV show, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or blog post. Find how to format in-text/parenthetical citations, papers, and cite when no author or date is listed.

Unpublished examples

WORKS CITED

(For more examples, see pages 124 and 337 in the ninth edition)

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-Brandy Brady emailed Joseph Smith a list of books she used in English class.

-She sent Smith a list of books she used in English class (Brady).

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-In an interview with Hannah Christian, she stated that people prefer reading e-books instead of print books.

-She reported that people prefer reading e-books instead of print books (Christian).

 

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-Gale George in her address "Silencing the Dragon" discussed the significance of imagination in writing.

-In "Silencing the Dragon," she discussed the significance of imagination in writing (George).

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-In James Jenson's survey he found that many Northwest students use e-books more than print books.

-Northwest students use e-books more than print books (Jenson).

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