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Works Cited Core Elements
Create your Works Cited list by following MLA style's core elements:
Include access dates in MLA's optional field. It is required by your professors.
Citations in your paper should be formatted in a black or grayscale font.
Example | Chapter in Print Book
A Note on Publishers' Names
Abbreviate publishers' names, omitting business words (Co., Corp., Ltd., etc.).
Abbreviate the names of academic presses, for example replace University Press with UP.
See the MLA Handbook 9th Edition, page 172 for more guidance.