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Citation Help for MLA, 9th Edition: eBook

Multiple Authors?

McGill, Ivan, John Kurt Glenn, and Alice 
Brockbank. The Action Learning Handbook: Powerful Techniques for Education. Rutledge Falmer, 2014.

List the first author last name first followed by the first and middle names followed by a comma. All other authors are listed first name followed by the last name. Insert the word "and" and a comma before the last author.

Note: If there are more than three authors, just list the first one followed by et al., which is Latin for and others. There is a period after al but not et. Example: Nelson, Karl, et al. Fish Is for Everyone. Penguin Press, 2016. 


Gibbs, Janet Trist. Children of Color: Psychological Interventions With Minority Youth. Edited by John C. Cowl, Jossey-Bass, 2015.

Place the words Edited by before the editor's name. Put a comma after the editor's name.


Smith, Susan. Clinical Skills: Basic to Advanced Skills. 7th ed., Pearson Prentice Hall, 2015.

Place the edition number after the book title. Follow by ed.,


From the Library's databases:

Cohen, Daniel. Our Modern Times: The New Nature of Capitalism in the Information Age

     MIT Press, 2023. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

From a website:

Cohen, Daniel. Our Modern Times: The New Nature of Capitalism in the Information Age

     MIT Press, 2023. Oxford Scholarship Online,


Author: Cohen, Daniel.
Last name, then first and middle. Avoid initials, if possible. End with a period. 

Title & subtitle of the book: Our Modern Times: The New Nature of Capitalism in the Information Age.
The title & subtitle are separated by a colon. Capitalize the first and last words of the title and subtitle, and all proper nouns and important words. Italicize the title & subtitle and end with a period. 

Publisher: MIT Press,
Give the publisher for the book. 

Date of publication: 2023.
Year the book was published, end with a period.

From the Library's databases:
Database: eBook Collection (EBSCOhost).
The name of the database or eBook collection you located the book in. Italicize and end citation with a period.

From a website: 
Name of website: Oxford Scholarship Online,
Give the name of the site in italics followed by a comma.

Address of website:
Give the address or URL of the site and end citation with a period.