How to Cite an eBook in MLA

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E-book – Written work or composition that has been digitized and is readable through computers or e-readers (Kindles, iPads, nooks etc.).

Citing an E-Book

*Note: Some E-books may be available for download through your library.

*Note: MLA7 does not require the publisher’s state in an E-book citation. If the edition, volume or series is not available, leave it out.

E-Book Citation Structure:

Last, First M. Book Title. Edition. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Series. Medium.

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E-Book Citation Example:

Stoker, Bram. Dracula. Mineola: Dover Publications, 2000. Kindle Edition.

 


 

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